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• Haile Gebrselassie backs Kipchoge to break sub-2 barrier

Ethiopian long distance running legend Haile Gebrselassie on Friday backed Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge to go below two hours in his INEOS 1:59 Challenge in Vienna on Saturday.

"All my well wishes for our legend @EliudKipchoge. Good luck! 1:58.57." tweeted Gebrselassie accompanied by a video where he is firing up Kipchoge to beat the barrier.

"Hi my friend Kipchoge, I know you are in Vienna for the sub-2 hours. Believe me, you can do it. Go! Go! Go! Good luck," Gebrselassie says in the video.

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