World holds its breath as Kipchoge goes for record - PHOTOS

Eliud Kipchoge boards the chartered plane at the Eldoret International Airport on October 7, 2019 ahead of the journey to Vienna. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA |

What you need to know:

  • Also in the chartered plane were two journalists, Dan Vernon and Julian Wakefield, from Kipchoge’s Dutch management company, Global Sports Communications.
  • “It’s been a long period of preparations, and the time has now come. We hope for the best,” Nduhiu, one of Kenya’s top physiotherapists, said at the Eldoret International Airport.

Kenya’s Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge flew out of Eldoret to Vienna in style Monday night, ahead of his attempt to become the first man to run the 42-kilometre distance in under two hours this weekend.

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