Kipchoge elated at record breaking feat

Kipchoge elated at record breaking feat
Eliud Kipchoge

 "I wanted to run the first half so fast. No limitations. After 38km I knew I would be capable of breaking the world record. The circumstances were great, and so was the organisation of the event. I’m really happy with today and impressed by the fans and their support,” added the 2016 and 2020 Olympic champion who has now won 15 of the 17 marathons he has taken part in.

"I am overjoyed to have broken the world record in Berlin."

Those were the words of Eliud Kipchoge after shaving 30 seconds off his own world record at the Berlin Marathon on Sunday 25 September 2022.

 "I wanted to run the first half so fast. No limitations. After 38km I knew I would be capable of breaking the world record. The circumstances were great, and so was the organisation of the event. I’m really happy with today and impressed by the fans and their support,” added the 2016 and 2020 Olympic champion who has now won 15 of the 17 marathons he has taken part in.