That Kipchoge doesn’t seem to care about the people who criticize have a historical record for the marathon. The Kenyan put on Saturday in Vienna, as the first athlete ever to win the 42,195 km in less than two hours.
The 34-year-old Kipchoge at the science-supported record attempt, helped by a 41 to pace-makers, which take him out of the wind there. Also, drove a car, at the right pace for him, and gave to the world-class athlete food handed to them on a motorcycle, thus his official record was made.
Kipchoge and his team decided themselves with the location and the time of day, so he was in good circumstances, an attempt was to do the marathon in under two hours. There, he was convincing, as Kipchoge he finished in a time of 1:59.40. The critics take it for granted.
“It’s okay, if someone is critical of our performance,” said Kipchoge, Tuesday, during a press conference in The Hague against the RUN. “There is always criticism. You can’t prevent that, but you’ll also have to try to close it, so it’s not all in your head, sit down.”
That Kipchoge after his historic marathon in the city. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
Kipchoge is honored by a birthday wish to Obama
Kipchoge noticed, moreover, particular praise, for after he was on Saturday, in Austria, history of the book. The reigning olympic champion in the marathon, was especially honored by the congratulations on Twitter, from Barack Obama, from January 2009 to January 2017, the president of the United States of america.
“I am very pleased that the Obama administration will realize that we are history,” said Kipchoge, who is on Twitter, too, until the last American president, directed. “It would be a great honor if I can meet them. Can we talk about how we can make this world, and with the help of running for a smoother world to be able to make it.”
Although the historic period of time on Saturday, not an official world record, the global best, or in the name of Kipchoge. He ran last year’s marathon in Berlin with a time of 2:01.39, and she was the first person ever to reach the distance in less than two hours and two minutes it was.