Kenya Wins First Gold During Men’s Marathon at World Champs in London

Geoffrey Kirui becomes the first man ever to win World Champs & Boston Marathons in the same year and wins Kenya its first gold at the 2017 World Championships after clinching the men marathon title in 2.08.27.

Geoffrey Kirui gave a timeless quote saying, “I didn’t expect to be champion but anything is possible if you prepare”

‘This is the best moment of my career’ – Geoffrey Kirui said after winning gold in the men’s marathon

Kirui led the race in a split of 1:05:28 at the half mark, 1:16:43 at 25km mark and 1:46:11 at 35km mark.

The Boston Marathon champion, who trains in Keringet, Nakuru County, is under the Global Sports Communication with Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge and world silver medallist in 10,000m Joshua Cheptegei.

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