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.

Eliud Kipchoge wins the Ineos 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, sets a new world record 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.

No limits for Eliud Kipchoge as he takes Vienna by storm at the Ineos 159 Challenge

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.