The Olympic marathon winner and world record holder, Kenya’s Eulid Kipchoge procures the victory at NN Mission Marathon, Enschede, Netherlands, this Sunday. Thus cautioning his rivals for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
His defeat at the October’s London marathon came as a wave of shock. Kipchoge concluded the run with a timing of 2:04:30 at the Mission Marathon.
Kenya’s Jonathan Korir, bagged the second position with a timing of 2:06:40, the third position was bagged by Goitom Kifle, at a timing of 2:08:07.
Germany’s Katharina Steinruck bagged the first position in the women’s race, with a timing of 2:26:42, leaving Sara Moreira and Rabea Schoneborn at second and third respectively.
Kipchoge suffered from a blocked ear that affected his breathing and a hip cramp, marking this victory as a brave comeback.
“It’s mission accomplished. Thank you to great men and women who organized this race in less than 10 days,” said Kipchoge.
Kipchoge stood triumphant in Enschede, with a halfway completion of the run under 62 minutes, pulling away from Korir in the 95 minute mark to retreat this run remarkably.