The University of Exeter on Saturday feted marathon great Eliud Kipchoge with an honorary Doctorate Degree of Laws (LLD) for his achievements in sports.
One of the great #marathon runners of all time, @EliudKipchoge, will be honoured at the @UniofExeter's Winter Graduation ceremony this weekend.
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— University of Exeter News (@UniofExeterNews) December 13, 2019
The 35-year-old world marathon record holder became the first man this year to run a full marathon under two hours in the INEOS 1.59 challenge.
Eliud Kipchoge awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws degree by a university in the United Kingdom [Photo/Courtesy]Eliud has also won the Olympic title and eight Marathon Major victories.
He offered that “breaking barriers is about the mind.”
— University of Exeter News (@UniofExeterNews) December 14, 2019
Last week Friday Kipchoge was awarded Honorary Degree of Laws, sports services by the University of Laikipia.