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Mary Keitany eyes Paula Radcliffe's world record

in Infos zum Forum und Schlaganfall 27.01.2018 09:18
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The record of two hours, 15 minutes and 25 seconds has stood for 15 years.Athletics' world governing body recognises two world records - mixed-gender and women-only - and last year Keitany broke Radcliffe's 'women-only' world best in a time of 2:17:01.

Keitany, 36, hopes "form, health and the weather" remain kind on the day.Bekele to face Farah & Kipchoge in men's race."I know the record was set by Paula Radcliffe on this course in 2003 and that she is a very popular person in Great Britain," added the three-time London Marathon champion.

"But I really hope the London crowds get behind my challenge and can help drive me on to achieve something incredible."By having male pacemakers, I will be able to have the support throughout the race."The race will take place on on Sunday, 22 April.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) recognises two world records in the women's event. A 'mixed-gender' record, set by a female athlete using male pacemakers, and since January 2012 the record for the best time achieved in a 'women-only' race.
During her win in 2017, Keitany passed the half-way point more than a minute faster than Radcliffe's Antoine Vermette Jersey 2003 pace, but fell away soon after."The marathon world record is something that I have been working towards for several years and I feel I am now in the position where I can really attack the time of 2:15:25," she added."At last year's London Marathon, I was feeling good but it was hard to run nearly half the race on my own."
Bekele is a triple Olympic champion on the track and was second Mike Gartner Womens Jersey behind Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru in last year's race."I am thrilled to be returning to London for the third year in a row Fabian Moreau Jersey and would love to go one better than last year and win the race," said Bekele.
"Once again Alex Cobb Jersey London has brought the best distance runners in the world together so I know it will not be easy."Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge, the reigning Olympic marathon champion, who won the event in 2015 and 2016, will also be competing in London.
Bekele, Farah and Kipchoge have won a combined eight Olympic gold medals and 12 World Championship gold medals between them."This is a mouth-watering prospect," said event director Hugh Brasher."Sir Mo, Eliud and Kenenisa could all put forward a persuasive case for being the greatest of all time and now they meet for the first time over the marathon distance." hockey jerseys cheap wholesale jerseys nfl wholesale nfl jerseys basketball jerseys cheap discount nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys from china jerseys from china nfl jerseys paypal

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