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Eliud Kipchoge

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Eliud Kipchoge (English: EL-ee-OOD kip-CHOH-gə; born 9 November 1984) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who competes in the marathon and formerly specialized at the 5000 metre distance. Widely regarded as the greatest marathon runner of all time, he is the 2016 and 2020 Olympic marathon champion and the world record holder in the marathon with a time of 2:01:09 set at the 2022 Berlin Marathon. He has run four out of the five fastest marathon times in history.Kipchoge claimed his first individual world championship title in 2003 by winning the junior race at the World Cross Country Championships, and setting a world junior record over 5000 m on the track. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eliud Kipchoge has received more than 4,167,817 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Eliud Kipchoge is the 115th most popular athlete (up from 420th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Kenya (up from 20th in 2019) and the most popular Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Eliud Kipchoge ranks 115 out of 3,059Before him are Rudolf Bauer, Igor Ter-Ovanesyan, Robert Shavlakadze, Anatoliy Bondarchuk, John Flanagan, and Edgar Aabye. After him are Jay Cutler, Lina Radke, Harold Abrahams, Michael Johnson, Alfred Neuland, and Gyula Kellner.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1984, Eliud Kipchoge ranks 24Before him are Emmanuel Adebayor, Javier Mascherano, Beren Saat, Burak Özçivit, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Robert Kubica. After him are Dustin Moskovitz, Mathieu Valbuena, Nikola Karabatić, Indila, Pavel Durov, and Lena Katina.

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In Kenya

Among people born in Kenya, Eliud Kipchoge ranks 12 out of 140Before him are Richard Leakey (1944), Roger Whittaker (1936), Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o (1938), Daniel arap Moi (1924), Deep Roy (1949), and Mwai Kibaki (1931). After him are Uhuru Kenyatta (1961), Philippa Gregory (1954), Kipchoge Keino (1940), Benjamin Kogo (1944), Zena Marshall (1926), and Chris Froome (1985).

Among ATHLETES In Kenya

Among athletes born in Kenya, Eliud Kipchoge ranks 1After him are Kipchoge Keino (1940), Benjamin Kogo (1944), Amos Biwott (1947), Naftali Temu (1945), Paul Tergat (1969), Wilson Kipketer (1972), Julius Sang (1946), Munyoro Nyamau (1942), Charles Asati (1946), Dennis Kipruto Kimetto (1984), and Ben Jipcho (1943).

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