Saturday, October 12, 2019- Eliud Kipchoge, the world marathon record holder, has made history by becoming the first human to run a marathon in under two hours.
Kipchoge, 34 crossed the finish line in 1:59:40 in Vienna, Austria in a race watched bt billions across the world.
Speaking after achieving the hitherto thought impossible feat, an excited Kipchoge said:
"I'm the happiest man. I'm feeling good. It's taken 65 years for a human being to make history. I have tried... It means no man is limited."
"The first kilometers were hard. It needs perseverance. I appreciate the 41 pacemakers for volunteering to do the job. I want to tell Kenyans that anyone can step out of their cocoon."
Check out some epic photos from the historic moment.
The Kenyan DAILY POST.