Kenyans Erupt As Brigid Kosgei Breaks Marathon Record While Harambee Stars Disappoint

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The last 24 hours have provided Kenyans with some memorable moments. First, Marathon Legend Eliud Kipchoge became the first man on earth to run a marathon in under 2 hours at the INEOS 1:59 challenge on Saturday.

On Sunday, Brigid Kosgei broke the women’s marathon record at the Chicago Marathon. The record has stood for 16 years! Her time of  2:14:04 is 81 seconds better than Paula Radcliffe’s record set in 2003.

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Kenyans took to social media to congratulate Kosegei on her historic feat.

Meanwhile, the National football team was their usual selves and were beaten on home soil by Mozambique in a friendly match played at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani. Francis Kimanzi’s team was poor all trough and conceded in the 68th minute after a mistake from JosephOkumu was duly punished by Cumbane Kama-Komo.

Kenyans were disappointed, to say the least.




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