Kenya’s elite athlete Eliud Kipchoge has set a new world record at the Ineos 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, Austria.
The spectacular feat which was witnessed by millions across the globe saw Kipchoge cross the finish line in a record time of 1:59:40.
Hailed as one of the greatest athletes of all-time, Kipchoge did not disappoint at the widely-publicized event, treating millions of enthusiast to a rare blend of tact, precision, experience and spectacular display of his prowess in the track in his quest to become the first person to run a full marathon in under two hours.
The world marathon world record holder first attempted the feat in 2017, finishing the race in a record-breaking time of 2:00:25.
He missed out the 1:59 mark by a mere 26 seconds.
Among those who witnessed his latest conquest in Vienna and cheered him on is DP Ruto and a host of other government officials.