The Kenyan athlete eliud kipchoge beat this Sunday world record, that he himself had established in 2018, in his victory in the Berlin Marathon 2022establishing a new brand of 2:01:09 hours.
The reigning Olympic champion, 37 years old, stopped the clock in 2:01:09 to improve by half a minute on 2:01:39 hours that he himself had scored in 2018 in the German capital. your countryman Mark Korir He was second very far, at 4:49 minutes.
#berlinmarathon2022 Official Men’s results:
1. Eliud Kipchoge (KEN)2:01:09
2. Mark Korir (KEN)2:05:58
3. Tadu Abate (ETH)2:06:28
4. Andamlak Belihu (ETH)2:06:40
5. Abel Kipchumba (KEN)2:06:49
6. Limenih Getachew (ETH)2:07:07
– BMW BERLIN-MARATHON (@berlinmarathonE) September 25, 2022
kipchoge had already won in Berlin in 2015, 2017 and 2018, and with his fourth success equals the Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie, which also won four times there. Now, he has a balance of 15 wins in his 17 official marathonsincluding the Olympic gold at Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020.
The Kenyan continues to set himself the goal of running a marathon in less than two hours, and this Sunday touched the time of 1:59:40 hours which he recorded in 2019 in Viennaa time not recognized as a world record because it was not an open race and because it happened in laboratory conditions and with ‘hares’.
Among women, the Ethiopian Tigist Assefa28 years old, with the third best women’s brand in historyrunning the 42.195 kilometers of the test in 2:15:37 hours.
#berlinmarathon2022 Offizielles Ergebnis der Frauen:
1. Tigist Assefa (ETH) 2:15:37
2. Rosemary Wanjiru (KEN) 2:18:00
3. Tigist Abayechew (ETH) 2:18:03
– BMW BERLIN-MARATHON (@berlinmarathon) September 25, 2022
only the kenyan Brigid Kosgei, who established the world record of 2:14:04 in Chicago three years ago, and the British Paula Radcliffe, who recorded the previous best mark in London in 2003 at 2:15:25, they surpass her in the ranking of the best distance times.
(With information from Europe Press)