Eliud Kipchoge to face a strong field in Tokyo Marathon

Tokyo Marathon To Feature Eliud Kipchoge

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The 2022 Tokyo Marathon to feature Kenya’s marathon legend Eliud Kipchoge. The World Marathon Record Holder and the first man to run a marathon under 2hours Eliud Kipchoge will headline the 2022 Tokyo marathon.

The 2022 Tokyo Marathon is scheduled to place on March 6, Tokyo, Japan.

The two-time Olympic games marathon gold medallist will be making his debut in a country where he won his double Olympic marathon gold last year.

Tokyo, Boston, and New York races are the World Marathon majors that he had never competed in after dominating London, Berlin, and Chicago.

The four-time London marathon winner will be in the starting line-up, according to his management, Global Sports Communication (GSM), which is administered by NN Running.

“Eliud, the world record-holder and the first man in history to run a sub-two-hour marathon – achieving the feat at the INEOS 1:59 Challenge – has spoken of his desire to compete and win all six Abbott World Marathon Majors, regarded as the world’s top six marathon races,” the statement emphasised.

Some of the other names include; Birhanu Legesen, Mosnet Geremew, Tamrat Tolan, Shura Kitata, Kihuruto Amotsen, and Korir Yonathan

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