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Bekele misses out on world marathon record by a whisker

Bekele misses out on world marathon record by a whisker
Berlin, Sep 29 (SocialNews.XYZ) Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele narrowly missed the world marathon record as he fell two seconds short here with a timing of 2 hours, one minute and 41 seconds.

According to a BBC report, the former Olympic and world 5,000m and 10,000m champion, 37, missed out on Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge's 2:01:39, set in the same race last year.

"I am very sorry. I am not lucky. But I still can do this. I don't give up," Bekele was quoted as saying by BBC.

Bekele's run is the second fastest marathon in history.

 

Source: IANS

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Bekele misses out on world marathon record by a whisker

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