Eliud Kipchoge wins the Ineos 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, sets a new world record of 1:59:40

No limits for Eliud Kipchoge as he takes Vienna by storm in a new world record of 1:59:40

Eliud Kipchoge wins the Ineos 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, sets a new world record of 1:59:40

Kenya’s elite athlete Eliud Kipchoge has set a new world record at the Ineos 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, Austria.

The spectacular feat which was witnessed by millions across the globe saw Kipchoge cross the finish line in a record time of 1:59:40.

Hailed as one of the greatest athletes of all-time, Kipchoge did not disappoint at the widely-publicized event, treating millions of enthusiast to a rare blend of tact, precision, experience and spectacular display of his prowess in the track in his quest to become the first person to run a full marathon in under two hours.

The world marathon world record holder first attempted the feat in 2017, finishing the race in a record-breaking time of 2:00:25.

He missed out the 1:59 mark by a mere 26 seconds.

Among those who witnessed his latest conquest in Vienna and cheered him on is DP Ruto and a host of other government officials.

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