(London) Kenyan runner Kelvin Kiptum won the London Marathon on Sunday with the second fastest time in history at 2 hours, 1 minute and 27 seconds, 18 seconds behind Eliud Kipchoge’s world record.

Kiptum, who had already become the third best performer in the world for his first marathon in Valencia in December, accelerated after 1:30 of the race and finished far ahead of his compatriot Geoffrey Kamworor and the Ethiopian Tamirat Tola, world champion of discipline.

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