Eliud Kipchoge's one wish to Barrack Obama

  • PublishedOctober 15, 2019

Ineos 1:59:40 World marathon holder Eliud Kipchoge has one wish to former US President Barrack Obama.

Eliud Kipchoge,{Photo, Courtesy}

Kipchoge, who became the first ever human to run 42 km under 2 hours, caught the attention of the world after his big win on Saturday.Various political leaders and in the world of sports conveyed their congratulatory messages to the hero for being an inspiration to this generation.

Among them ,notably, is Barrack Obama who congratulated Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgey through a tweet on Sunday.

”Yesterday, marathoner Eliud Kipchoge became the first ever to break two hours. Today in Chicago, Brigid Kosgei set a new women’s world record. Staggering achievements on their own, they’re also remarkable examples of humanity’s ability to endure—and keep raising the bar”.


Former US President Barack Obama, [AFP]

Kipchoge, in response has told Barrack Obama that he would wish to meet him. He expressed his wish in  tweet that read as follows:

“Dear Mr. Obama, Thank you for your special words. In life we hope to inspire others. Thank you for inspiring me. It would be my greatest honour if we could meet, and discuss how we can make this world a running world. As a running world is a peaceful world. #NoHumanislimited”

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This past weekend has been marked with victory after victory for Kenya as Brigid Kosgei also set a new women’s marathon record less than 24 hrs after Kipchoge’s historic win.

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