• Kimetto, Mutai World Records Ratified

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The track and field governing body IAAF has ratified the men's marathon and 30km world records set by Kenyans Dennis Kimetto and Emmanuel Mutai at this year's Berlin Marathon.


The IAAF confirmed on their website that the ratification procedures had been finalized and Dennis Kimetto winning time of 2:02:57 with   Emmanuel Mutai's 30K split of 1:27:37 are standing world records.

The 30 year old Kimetto broke compatriot's Wilson Kipsang's (2:03:23) world record meanwhile Mutai, who finished in second, ran a massive personal best mark of 2:03:13, improved Patrick Makau’s mark of 1:27:38 set back in 2011 on the same course when he ran the world marathon record of 2:03:38.

 

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