BERLIN — Two-time Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has bettered his own world record in the Berlin Marathon on Sunday.
The Kenyan runner clocked 2 hours, 1 minute, 9 seconds to shave 30 seconds off his previous best mark of 2:01:39 set on the same course in 2018.
Ethiopia’s Tigist Assefa unexpectedly won the women’s race in a course record of 2:15:37 – 18 minutes faster than she had ever run before. It was the third fastest time ever.
Conditions in the German capital were ideal for fast racing…