Tag: Eliud Kipchoge

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXXVII) – Rio 2016: ELIUD KIPCHOGE (1984-)

Start of RIo 2016 Olympic marathon (Photo by Tasnim News Agency, CC BY 4.0) The men’s marathon at the Rio 2016 Olympics was held on August 21, the final day… Read more »

SHOE TECHNOLOGY ON THE TOP 100 MEN´S MARATHON PERFORMANCES FROM 2015 TO 2019

Photo by Calpower (Pixabay) In October 2019 Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge ran for the first time an unofficial sub-2h marathon in Vienna, as part of the Breaking2 Project. But everything started… Read more »

LONDON MARATHON 2020: A LOT MORE THAN KIPCHOGE AND BEKELE

Because of Covid-19 the London Marathon 2020 was firstly delayed from April to October 4th, until it was decided than this edition would be uniquely for elite runners. With the… Read more »

KENYA vs. ETHIOPIA: WHICH IS THE BEST MARATHON COUNTRY?

To answer this difficult question, we have checked historical records and considered the following marathons and achievements: World-record (WR) performances. Olympic Games and World Athletics Championships marathons: first 5 places…. Read more »

BEKELE´S AERODYNAMICS IN HIS 2.01.41 BERLIN 2019 MARATHON PERFORMANCE

Drafting Bekele vs. Kipchoge We are highlighting the main findings of a recent article that has examined the drafting strategy of Kenenisa Bekele in the Berlin 2019 marathon, where he… Read more »