Kenya's Kipchoge smashes world marathon record
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Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has set a new marathon world record, winning the Berlin race in 2 hours, 1 minute and 39 seconds on Sunday. The Kenyan defended his title in the German capital, pulling ahead of his competitors early on amid perfect running conditions. He broke the previous world record set in Berlin by fellow Kenyan Dennis Kimetto in 2014 by 1 minute and 18 seconds.