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London Marathon: Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge won Sunday

London Marathon: Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge won Sunday

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Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge won Sunday his third London marathon in four years (2:04:17), beating Ethiopian Tola Shura Kitata and British track and field star Mo Farah. In the streets of London, Kipchoge, still trying to break the world record, led the race with Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele and Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru, winner in the British capital in 2017.The riders maintained a world record pace until mid-way, before slowing down, leaving Kipchoge, winner in 2015 and 2016, to lead the train and then escape.Mo Farah positioned himself at the back of the lead group, waiting, and managed to keep up the pace for only his second London Marathon.The four-time Olympic champion in 5000 and 10,000m, aiming for the 2020-marathon, finished on the podium and broke the British record (2h06: 21)....