Radcliffe predicts world marathon record will fall soon

Former world marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe

Former world marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe poses for a photo after the interview at Nation Centre, Nairobi on December 18, 2021.

Photo credit: Francis Nderitu | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Radcliffe said that improved shoes technology and general training where technology has been embraced will see mainly Kenyans or Ethiopians improve the world record
  • Radcliffe, who was accompanied by her husband Gary Lough and their children Isla, 14, and Raphael 11, is in the country to oversee the ground breaking of Shoe4Africa Children’s Cancer Hospital in Eldoret
  • Radcliffe said the new show technology embraced by several companies has been a game changer, scaling up the potential to run faster

It’s only a matter of time that the women’s world marathon record will be broken again with athletes running under two hours and 14 minutes, former record holder Paula Radcliffe from Great Britain has said.


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