The Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya William Samoei Ruto ignited a hot discussion online when he posted this immediately after Joyciline Jepkosgei won the 2021 London Marathon. (Courtesy photo) According to his recent post, he stated that the great performance by Joyline Jepkosgei for winning the 2021 Virgin Money London marathon is recommendable.
Subscribe Athletics Vincent Kipchumba, who finished second in London Marathon last year, trains at Kapsabet in Nandi County on September 23, 2021. What you need to know: Before the pandemic, Kipchumba had a good season in 2019 after winning Vienna City Marathon in April before winning Amsterdam Marathon in October
The London Marathon today 3rd October returned as a mass participation event for the first time in over two years. The event saw over 40,000 competitors running the usual route that starts in Blackheath and finishes on The Mall. Ethiopia’s athlete Sisay Lemma gave one of the finest performance at the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon that was held Today Sunday 3rd October in the London streets.
After finishing in 8th place, Eliud Kipchoge did not retain his London Marathon Championship. Ethiopia's Sihura Kitata was dismissed by Kipchoge, who finished a second just before Kenya's Vincent Kipchumba, who finished second. In the much awaited race, Ethiopian Sisay Lemma was seventh. While Kipchoge failed to secure his eighth place, most spectators noticed that something was not good with a man who amazed the world after competing and finishing the race in the least time ever last year. With only 30 kilometers
Two time Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge's name was conspicuously missing from the list of elite runners who will be competing at this year's London Marathon on October 3. Organisers Thursday released a stellar list that has women's world record holder Brigid Kosgei and men's champion Shura Kitata of Ethiopia.
Congratulations Kenya; Vincent Kipchumba and Joyciline Jepkosgei make Kenya proud in London Marathon
Joyciline Jepkosgei and Vincent Kipchumba have represented Kenya well in the ongoing London marathon. Vincent has become the second in the race while Joyciline won the Women's London Marathon for Kenya in 2:17.43 ahead of Azimeraw and Bekere This is huge celebration to Kenya as she has represented the country well in the competition.
Kipchoge Keino has for years been known to compete and win, loosing is a word that he rarely encounter in his life. In the recent competition where he was competing aganist other marathoners in London, he was unable to even secure the first position but instead emerged 8th in the race. It seemed that this time round he wasn't lucky as he lost his chance to Ethiopian Shura Kitata who began the bolt upfront to break away from a group of eight that had stuck together all through the race won in 2:05:41 in a sprint
The London marathon which was happening today sunday 4 October was won by Shura Kitata from Ethiopia with Vincent Kipchumba from Kenya becoming second. Nine athletes hit the 35 KM mark in 1:44:14 with Kipchoge being in that dangerous position with the pack. Kipchoge finished eighth after clocking 2:06:49 this being his first defeat since 2013 when he finished second after Wilson Kipsang during the Barlin Marathon. Shura Kitata, 24 year from Ethiopia surprised many by defeating the defending champion Eliud Kipchoge.
Highly rated Kenyan marathoner Eliud Kipchoge revealed what made him lose his London Marathon Crown but a section of 'crazy' Kenyans had to mention Opposition Leader Raila Odinga in the mix. Kenyans and the whole world at large expected Kipchoge to defend the title, only for him to finish outside the medal positions. Ethiopian Shura Kitata crossed the finish line after 2hr 5min and 41seconds. He was followed by a Kenyan, Vincent Kipchumba, who crossed the line after 2hr 5min and 42 seconds. Sisay Lemma finished
Kenya and the world at large were surprised by the London elite marathon race that saw Ethiopia’s Shura Kitata emerge as the winner of the London marathon. He was followed by Kenya’s Vincent Kipchumba who finished second. However, details have emerged as to why the world’s record holder Eliud Kipchoge lost the race. According to Eliud who couldn’t hide his disappointment, he said that as the race started, everything was going just well until the last 15 km where he stared developing problems that resulted
The four time London marathon winner ,Eliud kipchoge was the fans favourite to retain the title but unfortunately he failed. Kipchoge kick off the 26.2 miles London Marathon in high spirit and good condition but after approximately 35km a steady reduction in kipchoge's pace is notice ,fans immediately notice that something is wrong with the champion . However Eliud did not stop but continued with the race .The London Marathon ended with Eliud Kiochoge in a shockingly eighth position. The Ethiopian Shura Kitata
World Marathon Champion, Eliud Kipchoge has been dethroned from his London Marathon championship after shockingly finishing seventh. Ethiopian Kitata took the Gold to become the new London Marathon champion followed by Kenya's Vincent Kipchumba and Compatriot Lemma. Eliud Kipchoge, who is the world record holder in the marathon run with a time of 2:01:39, set on 16 September 2018, at the 2018 Berlin Marathon, started to fall behind the other marathoners and by the end of the race, he was all but out of the Gold
Photo: Silver Medallist Vincent Kipchumba and team-mate Benson Kipruto being received at Eldoret Airport London Marathon silver Medallist Vincent Kipchumba and team-mate Benson Kipruto made a Low-key arrival to the country. The athletes were received by close friends and family members at Eldoret International Airport. Kipchumba almost made a triumphant ending as the pace picked up. The tall Kipchumba looked as if he would do it as he edged ahead but Kitata fought back magnificently to take the tape. In 2019,
On Sunday 4th, all attention was turned to Kenyans who were representing our country in the 40th London marathon. Many Kenyans expected defending champion Brigid Kosgei and Eliud Kipchoge to retain their titles comfortably. Brigid Kosgei was able to retain his title but Eliud Kipchoge faced several challenges although he fought very hard to finish in the top ten. However, Vincent Kipchumba maintained Kenyan spirit to finish in the second position behind Ethiopian Shura Kitata. Kenyan leaders from all political
Vincent Kipchumba. Former Prime Minister Hon. Raila Odinga came out to congratulate Eliud Kipchoge after he finished in 8th Position of London Marathon. Shura Kitata of Ethiopia finished the first while Vincent Kipchumba finished second. Raila encouraged youths that they should always try and expect failure. Hon Raila has vied several time to become the President of the country with no victory but still fights. He never gives up and he stated clearly that, "As a nation, we must always encourage our youth to
Photo: Shura Kitata Ethiopia's Shura Kitata who pulled a stunning script and dethroned defending champion Eliud Kipchoge at London Marathon has drown attention about his age. Kitata who's a 24-Year-Old has stirred an online debate netizens arguing he's looks much older than what it is said to be young. An Ethiopian year is comprised of 13 months, and is seven years behind the Gregorian calendar. In fact, Ethiopians celebrated the new millennium on September 11, 2007; this is because the Ethiopians continued
World record marathon winner Eliud Kipchoge has today surprised many Kenyans for failing to shine in the London Marathon 2020. In the Marathon that was concluded today afternoon, Eliud despite being expected by many to shine, only managed to be position 8. Leaving position one to Ethiopian Runner Katata. Nevertheless, position two was taken by a Kenyan runner Vincent Kipchumba. In turn, Eliud too to his tweeter account to explain why he did not shine. ‘ After 25 kilometres, my ear blocked and it could not
Kenyan Marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge today failed to defend his tittle in the London Marathon after finishing 8th in the race. Kenyan Vincent Kipchumba finished the second in the Marathon behind Ethiopian Kitata. According to social media posts, Kenyans were very dissapointed but the world Marathon Record clearly said that his ear blocked after the 25th Kilometer. The ear couldn't open up anymore which led to his slow down speed. The Marathon runner accepted the defeat and is set to come back strong come next
Chris Kirubi. Twitter. The business mogul has taken to his Twitter account to congratulate Eliud Kipchoge even though he failed to defend his eight times championship title in the today's London Marathon. Kipchoge's pace was very okay as usual from the beginning and after twenty five kilometres where he says his ear blocked. "After 25 kilometres my ear blocked and couldn't open anymore. But this is how sport is we should accept defeat and focus for wining the next time." Says Kipchoge. Despite the challenge
Eliud Kipchoge comments that a blocked ear and pain in the left leg. made him not to retain london 2020 marathon. He said that after 25 kilometers his ear blocked and couldn't open anymore pain in the left leg. ￼Even if Eliud Kipchoge finished eight in the concluded 2020 london marathon. people are saying even if Eliud Kipchoge didn't win the 2020 london Marathon he's still the greatest marathoner in the whole world of all time Ethiopian katata won the race after being the first one.he clocked 02:05:41 with