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Kipsang smashes marathon world record in Berlin

September 29, 2013 15:19 IST

Kenyan Wilson Kipsang smashed the marathon world record by 15 seconds as he stormed to the Berlin title on Sunday.

Kipsang smashes marathon world record in BerlinThe 31-year-old Kipsang clocked a time of two hours three minutes and 22 seconds to better the previous mark set by compatriot Patrick Makau in the same race two years ago.

Image: Wilson Kipsang of Kenya (second right) crosses the finish line behind a disrupter at the 40th Berlin marathon

Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/Reuters

 

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