Two-Hour Marathon Barrier Shattered In Vienna By 20 SECONDS By Kenyan Runner Eliud Kipchoge

Daily Mail: 1:59:40! Eliud Kipchoge makes history as he shatters two-hour marathon barrier in Vienna by 20 SECONDS using LASER guidance, 41 pace-makers and groundbreaking shoes

* Eliud Kipchoge is the first runner to finish a marathon in under two hours
* The Kenyan completed the course in Vienna with incredible time of 1:59:40
* The time will not be an official world record but is nonetheless a historic moment
* Kipchoge said after: ‘I want to inspire many people, that no human is limited’

Amid jubilant scenes in Vienna on Saturday morning, Eliud Kipchoge became the first runner to finish a marathon in under two hours.

The 34-year-old Kenyan completed the course in Vienna, in an incredible one hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds.

He celebrated with his arms outstretched and waved to the crowds as he sprinted over the line before he was greeted by a loving embrace from his wife Grace.


WNU Editor: This is not an official world record. The venue was deliberately chosen to help Eliud Kipchoge in his attempt to beat the 2 hour mark, and he was also “assisted” during the race. But this is still an incredible achievement.

Author: Anchorman

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