Kipsang lands in London ready for contest of his life

PHOTO/AFP Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang on his way to breaking the world record at the 2013 Berlin Marathon. He is part of a classy 2014 London Marathon field.

What you need to know:

  • Race will be tactical, could produce something special, says Ethiopian legend Gebrselassie
  • Kipsang told Daily Nation Sport that he was aware that Sunday’s all-time best field, that includes his Volare Sports teammate and New York champion Geoffrey Mutai, posed a major threat to his record.

Wilson Kipsang overcame serious travel hiccups, which included a stolen passport, to arrive safely in London on Thursday and immediately declared that his world record is “not up for grabs” at Sunday’s London Marathon.

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