Berlin Marathon: Lewis Hamilton Sends Well Wishes to Eliud Kipchoge As Football Great Confirms Participation

Berlin Marathon: Lewis Hamilton Sends Well Wishes to Eliud Kipchoge As Football Great Confirms Participation

  • Eliud Kipchoge will, on Sunday, 25th September, make another attempt to break his own World Record when he takes part in the Berlin Marathon
  • Among those wishing him well is seven-time Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton who shared a lovely message to the 37-year-old
  • Football legend Kaka, formerly of AC Milan and Real Madrid, will also be among the participants

Multiple Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has sent a lovely message of well wishes to world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge.

Kipchoge will, on Sunday, 25th September, take part in the Berlin Marathon as he looks to break his own world record of 2:01.39.

Eliud Kipchoge, Berlin Marathon, Lewis Hamilton, Kaka, Guye Adola
Eliud Kipchoge poses with other participants ahead of the Berlin Marathon. Photo by Tobias Schwarz.
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Arguably the greatest marathoner of all time, Kipchoge broke the world record four years ago in Berlin and he will be hoping the German streets will be kind to him once more.

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Hamilton lauded Kipchoge's efforts of pushing the limits.

I know you have a big race coming up in the Berlin Marathon and I just wanted to wish you all the best. I will be watching closely. I am really inspired that you keep showing there are no limits except the ones we put on our minds. Keep dreaming. I wish you the best of luck.

Kipchoge will come up against formidable opposition in the face of Ethiopian Guye Adola, who won the title last year in Kipchoge's absence.

Former Real Madrid and AC Milan star Kaka will also be making his marathon debut. The 2002 World Cup Winner said he got his inspiration after watching his father battle with Covid-19 in hospital.

The BMW Berlin Marathon is one of the 6 Major Marathons in the world and any records set in the course are recognised by World Athletics.

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Eliud Kipcoge sets targets for Berlin Marathon

Sports Brief had earlier reported that legendary marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge has said that he just wants to "run a good race" in the upcoming Berlin Marathon.

The two-time Olympic champion is expected to add another Berlin marathon title to his glittering list of achievements when he laces his shoes for the event on 25th September.

World marathon record holder and reigning Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge say that he is focused on running a good race in the upcoming Berlin Marathon set to happen on the 25th of this month, according to the Olympics website.

Source: SportsBrief.com