Today has been held in the city of Berlin, his marathon where the winner, has been only 2 seconds to get the world record in the specialty.
The Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele, has achieved victory in Berlin marathon with a time of 2:01:41, remaining just two seconds behind the world record held by the Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge, with a time of 2:01:39 followed last year in this same test.
In second place the Ethiopian also finished Birhanu Legese, with 2: 02: 48, which makes the race the third fastest marathon in the world. Third was Sisay Lemma, with 2: 03: 36.
As reported by VanguardBekele, who once again questions the Kenyan supremacy of recent years in Berlin, started off as a favorite and had the best mark in the distance of all those registered, with the 2: 03: 03, which he achieved in 2016 in the German capital, an appointment known for its speed.
In Ethiopia Ashete Bekere, with an 2 brand: 20: 14, followed by compatriot Mare Dibaba, with 2: 20: 22. The favorite, Kenyan Gladys Cherono, failed to achieve her fourth victory in the German capital. The Berlin Marathon has achieved a new record for registrants, with a total 46.983 participants.
The world record in 2: 01: 39
The Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge, achieved the world record last year in the marathon of the German capital with a time of 2:01:39.