Kenyan Brigid Kosgei won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, setting a new world record of 2h14'3 “, more than a minute better than the former British mark Paula Radcliffe (2h15'25”). ), established in 2003
Sunday, October 13, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – Kenyan Brigid Kosgei broke the world marathon record on Sunday in Chicago in 2:14:04, clearing shelves Britain's Paula Radcliffe (2h15'25 “), whose record was in 2003.
Brigid Kosgei improved her personal best by more than four minutes, according to the IAAF International Athletics Federation.  Solo part in the first few kilometers, Kosgei, 25, already winner in Chicago in 2018 and who raced at the beginning of September the fastest half-marathon in history (1 h 04 min 28 sec, a record however not approved ), wins his second marathon of the year after London in April.
Two races and two records so this weekend that took a form of earthquake on the world marathon.
Indeed, Eliud Kipchoge, for his part, broke the bar of two hours on this distance this Saturday in Vienna, but his performance was not approved.