Marathon runner Kelvin Kiptum dies in car crash

Marathon world record holder Kelvin Kiptum dies in road accident aged 24
The Kenyan who set the world record of 2:00:35 at the 2023 Chicago Marathon, died alongside his coach on Sunday 11 February. The tragic news has sent shockwaves around the athletics world.Kelvin Kiptum Cheruiyot was a Kenyan long-distance runner and the marathon world record holder at the time of his death. He was the only person in history to run the marathon under two hours and one minute in a record-eligible race. He ran three of the seven fastest marathons in history.

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That’s sad news … :frowning_face:

I was gutted when I heard this. what a phenomenal Athlete and runner…
RIP Kelvin…
His best recorded time for the marathon 2:00:35
My best recorded time for the marathon 3:00:26 About an hour behind him…