“The weather is not good,” Kosgei told the BBC’s Gabby Logan. “We didn’t have much time to prepare … I had some fights there.” He added that he hopes to return next year and to defend his title. Priority No. 1 will come down from the mall – he looks absolutely icy.
In the fight to become the top British finisher, Natami Kachram fought to overtake Naomi Mitchell. He advanced about 10 seconds into the final turn, finishing in just 2 hours 33 minutes.
Kosgeye’s winning time was two hours 18 minutes 28 seconds. It’s about four minutes after his world record time, which was set in Chicago last year – but it’s no surprise that there are no big race preparations and no weather conditions today.
As soon as the finish line caught his eye, there was nothing left in Chepnegich’s tank – and when the hall kicked again, he would clearly spread Kenya straight over the house! Hall finished second, Chapengetich finished third.
How late it exploded from the whole building – the pain spread to his face, he finally crossed the final mile back, and stopped at Chapangeti …
Brigade Kosgei won the London Marathon!
Kenyan has repeated its 2019 success, and will clear more than two minutes from the tiring Chepnegich.
I have to go to one lap! Kosgei final lap. Chapongetich won’t catch him, and Becker behind him and more concerned about keeping the hall clean.
Brigade Kosgee moved away from Chepnegich and is now one minute ahead in the third fight, with US runner Sarah Hall finishing with Ethiopian Asher Becker, who won the last Berlin Marathon.
After going five laps, Brigade Kosgei left his countrymen behind and went into a single lead. Further back, Naomi Mitchell has surpassed Natasha Kokram to become the top British runner on the road; He tracks for personal best. The Times recorded today will also consider qualifying for next year’s Tokyo Olympics.
The women’s race has already surpassed last year’s winner Kenya by half a point Brigade Kosgei Join by Ruth Chapongetich In advance.
Away from Buckingham Palace they have a team of three chasers in sight as they descend the mall, while further back, several strugglers have already suffered the unusual rage of getting involved in the marathon.
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