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Women's Marathon Kenya's Cosgay is World New 2 hours 14 minutes 4 seconds | NHK News

2019-10-13T16:28:25.351Z

The Chicago Marathon in the United States will be held on the 13th, and Kenya's Brigitte Kosgay won the world record of 2 hours 14 minutes 4 seconds ...



Women's Marathon Kenya's Cosgay is World New 2 hours 14 minutes 4 seconds October 14 1:21

The American Chicago Marathon took place on the 13th, and Kenya's Brigitte Kosgay won the world record of 2 hours 14 minutes 4 seconds. This time is more than 1 minute faster than the world record so far, and it is the first update in 16 years.

Kosgay started the race from the beginning and led the second-placed player at the midpoint of over 21 km for about 1 minute and 20 seconds.

After that, Kosgay, who expanded his lead, won in 2 hours, 14 minutes and 4 seconds, with a close difference of 7 minutes to the second place player.

The world record so far was 2 hours 15 minutes 25 seconds marked by Paula Radcliffe in England in 2003, 16 years ago, and Kosgay updated this by 1 minute 21 seconds.

Cosgay is 25 years old. I won the Chicago Marathon last year in 2 hours 18 minutes 35 seconds, and in the London Marathon in April, I marked my personal best time of 2 hours 18 minutes 20 seconds.

Source: nhk

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