The Most Impressive Thing About Eliud Kipchoge

It’s not what he’s accomplished, but how he’s accomplished it.

Photo from Denis Barthel on Wikipedia Commons

Yesterday, sub-two-hour marathoner and two-time Olympic gold medalist in the marathon, Eliud Kipchoge added to his repertoire. He ran the fourth-fastest marathon time in history (2:02:40) — all while going the wrong way during the race and costing him about 10 seconds.

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Ryan Fan

Ryan Fan

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