Our partners use cookies to supply you with the very best online experience, such as to personalise content and advertising. Data about the ads and your discussion with this website may be shared with companies. Please let us know if you agree. Eliud Kipchoge has become the first athlete to run a marathon in under two hours, beating on the mark by 20 seconds. The Kenyan, 34, covered the 26.2 miles (42.2km) within one hour 59 minutes 40 seconds in the Ineos 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, Austria on Saturday. Since it was not in open contest, it wont be recognised as the official marathon world record and he used a group of pacemakers that are rotating. The winner dropped out in 2017 by 25 seconds in a prior attempt. Knowing that he was about to make history on the home the pacemakers dropped back to let sprint on the line alone. Even the London Marathon winner captured the flag embraced his wife Grace which was mobbed by his pacemakers, for example a lot of the worlds greatest middle and runners. More to follow. Read more here: https://www.biznes-katalog.com/athletics-vs-yankees-mlb-pick-august-30th/