Bekele reveals plan to run marathon in under two hours

Bethwel Yegon

From left to right: Kenya's second placed Bethwel Yegon, Ethiopia's winner Guye Adola and Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele stand on the podium after the Berlin Marathon on September 26, 2021 in Berlin.


Photo credit: Tobias Schwarz | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Bekele was two seconds short of Kipchoge's time when he won in Berlin two years ago and plans to perfect his preparations.
  • "I need some time to prepare, to be honest, I never take a long preparation for the marathon," said Bekele, a two-time former winner of the Berlin Marathon.



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