• Kenenisa Bekele Withdraws from London Marathon

October 02, 2020

Kenenisa Bekele has withdrawn from Sunday's London marathon with a left calf issue. Sports fans were waiting for a super clash between the marathon World record holder Eliud Kipchoge and the 2nd fastest marathoner in history Kenenisa Bekele.

“I was in good shape but then I picked up a niggle in my left calf after two fast training sessions close together in the last weeks of preparation,” said Bekele. “I have been having treatment every day since then and I truly believed I would be ready, but today it is worse and I now know I cannot race on it.” Bekele said.