Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge clocks 2:01:09 for Berlin Marathon world record – ESPN

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge clocks 2:01:09 for Berlin Marathon world record - ESPN

BERLIN — He did it again.

Two-time Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge bettered his own world record in the Berlin Marathon on Sunday.

The Kenyan star clocked 2 hours, 1 minute, 9 seconds to shave 30 seconds off his previous best of 2:01:39 set on the same course in 2018.

“My legs and my body still feel young,” said the 37-year-old Kipchoge. “But the most important thing is my mind, and that also feels fresh and young. I’m so happy to break the world record.”

that of Ethiopia Tigist Assefa unexpectedly won the women’s race in a course record of 2:15:37 – 18 minutes faster than she had ever run before. It was the third fastest time ever.

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