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• Kipchoge to face Mo Farah at London Marathon 2018

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Olympic Champion Elidu Kipchoge will run the 2018 London Marathon. 

Eliud Kipchoge, who won world 5000m title in 2003, claimed Olympic marathon title in 2016 and nearly broke 2h barrier in the marathon earlier this year, will face Mo Farah at the 2018 London Marathon the race organizers announced on Thursday.

The 2015 and 2016 champion, Kipchoge, says he has accepted the offer to run the 2018 London Marathon where he will go against the 4-time Olympic champion in 5000m and 10000m Mo Farah .

"I'll be taking Mo Farah very seriously. He's a very high profile person and I can say I'm respecting him and treating him with total seriousness. He'll be a big challenge."

"He's a tough and respectable athlete," Kipchoge told BBC Sport.

 "I think he will be successful immediately." he added.

 

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