33-year-old marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge has bettered the world record mark for the marathon, lowering the leading mark to 2:01.39.
THE GREATEST OF ALL-TIME IS NOW THE FASTEST OF ALL-TIME
ELIUD KIPCHOGE BREAKS THE MARATHON WORLD RECORD. pic.twitter.com/aZXxUZuRt3
— Chris Chavez (@ChrisChavez) September 16, 2018
The previous world record mark, set by compatriot Dennis Kimetto, was also set in the German capital.
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