Manager Hermens: ‘Epic’ performance, Kipchoge breakthrough track and field’

Manager, Jos Hermens enjoyed a Saturday full of fun on the race of the pupil That Kipchoge, who was the first athlete in less than two hours, was a marathon. The Dutchman, since the beginning of 2014, to be closely involved in the project, is proud to announce that the Kenyan in Vienna, the magic number here as well.

Hermens was recently at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in athletics in Doha and asked about the attempt by Kipchoge and spoke of the expectation that he will run the marathon in 1 hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds it would take. Kipchoge made his manager meestervoorspeller the 42,195 kilometers is exactly, in that period of time to complete it.

“It was a gamble, but it’s funny, it’s true. This was truly an epic performance,” says Hermens in the interview with NUsport. “I was sitting in the floor of the control centre in Vienna, where I was equipped with all the necessary info, including stunning images of the race. That was awesome.”

The 34-year-old Kipchoge seemed to be little effort to come to terms with INEOS to a 1:59 qualifier, and the official name of the record attempt. The reigning olympic champion in the marathon and was right from the beginning, one at the schedule, and give in half-way through a margin of ten seconds. He was so at the end of twenty seconds under the limit.

“Between 20 and 30 miles, I saw that he was a bit hard”, and looked Hermens was back at the historic marathon Kipchoge. “That’s going to always be a bit of a laugh, in order to have a positive message to the brain and controls his body better able to handle it. From 40 kilometers, I knew that it would be all right. It is a truly historic and a major breakthrough in the sport.”


Kipchoge breaks through the sound barrier in a marathon in Vienna

“To be learned from the attempt to be at Milan’

It wasn’t the first time that Kipchoge, an attempt was made to run a marathon under two hours. He tried to 2017 is the magic number to break out, but he’s still out there on the track at the Italian Monza the 25 seconds is up. According to the 69-year-old, Hermens was the attempt to be in Vienna in a whole new way.

“Kipchoge was two years ago, it is very boring because there was barely any audience. The weather in Italy was not very favourable, and he was there a little bit. We really learned a lot from this. There were 120,000 to 150,000 people on the edge in Vienna, the weather was perfect, and he has, at this time, the maximum of carbohydrates and drink is ingested.”

To the best of Kipchoge is not the new world record, the international association of athletics IAAF and the time involved. The reason is that Kipchoge can enjoy a motorcycle, and he was a marathon run, it was helped by a 41 to pace-makers, that is, in groups of meeliepen for him to keep out the wind.

As a result, the global best, at 2.01,is 39, which is the period of time that Kipchoge, last year, in Berlin, germany. While science has played an important role in the breaking of the sound barrier, you find Hermens that it is inappropriate for the official record, a triumph of science, to name a few.

“That’s what you get for the athlete is lacking them. A chip in his shoe, we were able to include performance for the last few years, keep an eye on it, and it turned out that he was clearly in better shape than it was at Monza, and last year in Berlin, germany. For the purists in the sport, and have a bit of trouble with the way in which this record was created, but so be it.”

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Kenyan runner Kipchoge as the first athlete in the marathon within a two-hour

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