Eliud Kipchoge became the first man to run a marathon in less than two hours. He ran for 1.59.40s. This was done in Vienna Austria.
Barrack Obama tweeted and he had this to say about this race.
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Yesterday, marathoner Eliud Kipchoge became the first ever to break two hours. Today in Chicago, Brigid Kosgei set a new women’s world record. Staggering achievements on their own, they’re also remarkable examples of humanity’s ability to endure—and keep raising the bar.
On Sunday 13th October 2019, Brigid Kosgei broke the women’s world record at the chicago marathon. The record that she broke was set by Paula Radcliff from Great Britain in 2003.
Radcliff’s record was 2.15.25 Brigid broke it by running 2.14.04. She is now the current marathon world record holder. Brigid has made history after breaking the 16-year-old women’s marathon world record.