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Kenya’s Kiptum Wins London Marathon in 2nd Fastest Time

Kelvin Kiptum, a 23-year-old Kenyan athlete, collapsed to the ground after achieving victory in the London Marathon and posting the second-best time in history for the distance. Kiptum broke the course record with an impressive time of 2 hours, 1 minute, and 25 seconds, falling short of Eliud Kipchoge’s world record by only 16 seconds.

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Md Farah finished in ninth place:

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Amos Kipruto, Tamirat Tola, and Mo Farah, the legendary long-distance runner, were among the elite men’s field that Kelvin Kiptum left behind in what was Farah’s final marathon. Farah, at the age of 40, finished in ninth place with a time of 2 hours, 10 minutes, and 28 seconds.

Ethiopian-born Dutch athlete Sifan Hassan emerged victorious in Women’s Race:

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In the women’s elite race, Sifan Hassan emerged victorious in a thrilling race featuring possibly the strongest field ever. Despite falling off the pace and experiencing hip discomfort around the 15-mile mark, the 30-year-old Olympic champion in the 5,000 and 10,000-meter events caught up to the leaders with three miles to go.

About The London Marathon:

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The London Marathon is an annual long-distance running event that takes place in London, United Kingdom. It was first held in 1981 and has since become one of the world’s most famous marathons, attracting elite athletes and amateur runners from all over the world.
In addition to the elite men’s and women’s races, there are also wheelchair races and a mass participation event for amateur runners. The London Marathon has raised millions of pounds for charity since its inception and is one of the biggest fundraising events in the world.