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:
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:
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.
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