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Kenyan running legend Kipchoge wins the Tokyo marathon

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Kenyan double-olympic champion, Eliud Kipchoge, won the Tokyo marathon this Sunday.

The 37-year old running legend failed, however, to break his own world record of 2 hours, 1 minute and 39 seconds set in Berlin in 2018.

Last year, Kipchoge also took the Olympic title at the Tokyo Olympics.

In the women's race, 28-year old Kenyan Brigid Kosgei, also a world record holder, won in 2 hours, 16 minutes and 2 seconds. 

She had finished second at the Tokyo Olympics behind her compatriot Perez Jepchirchir.

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