History made as Eliud Kipchoge smashes the world record in a time of 2;01;40. Kipchoge broke the 4 year Berlin Marathon record which many will remember for a very long time.
Many gathered in the athletes hometown earlier today to show a sense of support as they watched closely awaiting for his win.
The predictions of his winning had earlier been made by many of his supporters on their social media platforms as they painted the confidence they have in him.
In the champions own words he said, “I am just going to try to run my personal best. If it comes as a world record, I would appreciate it. But I would treat it as a personal best.” Indeed he did his best.