The 34-year-old ran the 26.2 miles in 1 hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds on the Austrian capital of Vienna, two years since he first tried the feat, BBC Sports activities reviews.
Kipchoge was supported by a rotating workforce of 41 pacesetters and a tempo automobile that beamed lasers onto the street.
He was additionally handed drinks and vitality gels from a motorcycle each 4.Four laps.
These situations imply Kipchoge’s time is not going to stand as an official file as they don’t conform to IAAF guidelines.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta congratulated Kipchogein a tweetafter the marathon: “You’ve achieved it, you’ve made historical past and made Kenya proud whereas at it.
“Your win today, will inspire tens of future generations to dream big and to aspire for greatness,” Kenyatta added.
Eliud Kipchoge (@EliudKipchoge) October 12, 2019
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