Eliud Kipchoge: World’s Best Marathoner Declares Interest in Running a Race With Ex US President Barack Obama

Eliud Kipchoge: World’s Best Marathoner Declares Interest in Running a Race With Ex US President Barack Obama

  • Eliud Kipchoge has revealed that he would like to run with the former President of the United States of America, Barack Obama
  • Kipchoge settled on Obama because he resonates well with his catchphrase of No Human is Limited
  • Obama, whose father was Kenyan, served as America's 44th President before retiring in 2017

World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge has sent out an invite to former United States of America President, Barack Obama.

Kipchoge has communicated his desire to race against the former world leader.

Eliud Kipchoge, Berlin Marathon, Barack Obama
World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge. Photo by Abdulhamid Hosbas.
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The double Olympic champion was asked the one person he would love to race with, either dead or alive and he settled on Obama as Marca reports.

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I think I would choose Barack Obama. I would invite him to Kenya to run.
The reason is that Barack Obama has a character of inspiration, a character of unity, and he is beyond all human nature.

Obama served as US President for two terms before exiting office in 2017. He has Kenyan roots, having been born to a Kenyan father.

Kipchoge is currently racing at the Berlin Marathon, hoping to lower his World Record of 2:01:39 even further.

Source: SportsBrief.com