Eliud Kipchoge
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Eliud Kipchoge is the new world record holder in men’s marathon!

The 33-year-old greatest marathoner on earth smashed a four-year old record to set a new one in Berlin, Germany Sunday.

The win was his 10th in 11 major marathons.

Kenyans from all walks of life joined the rest of the world in hailing Eliud, who is still a trending topic on Twitter.

Opposition chief Raila Odinga urged him to continue being an “inspiration” to the youth.

Kenya’s ambassador to France described Eliud as the “greatest marathoner of all time.”

Meanwhile, Gladys Cherono, also of Kenya bagged the women’s race for her third Barlin marathon glory.

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