The big day of the Berlin Marathon 2023 is approaching and it is just around the corner Eliud Kipchoge as a protagonist. The Kenyan runner faces the test today, September 24th where he has won four times and where he also took part in the last edition With a time of 2h01:09 he managed to break the world record he owned.
A year ago, Kipchoge won the Berlin Marathon with a time of 2:01:09. He improved his previous world record by thirty seconds, namely 2:01:39 hours, also achieved in the German city in 2018. The Kenyan athlete has a love affair with the marathon. He ran it five times and He has always won except for the first time in 2013 when he came second.
BERLIN MARATHON COURSE 2023
The Berlin Marathon course is ideal for breaking records due to its flat profile and maximum gradient of 53 meters above sea level.
The start and finish on the long-distance route are only a few meters away. Avenida Grober Stern which runs through Central Park Zoo and while driving and lots of wide streets and flat curves that make the race easier.
“I worked with the team, did all my training and trusted the process. I am ready to return to my special place, Berlin, to face the challenge of winning again.“he defined Kipchoge.
TEST FAVORITE FOR MEN
- Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) – 2h01:09
- Amos Kipruto (Kenya) – 2h03:13
- Jonathan Maiyo (Kenya) – 2h04:56
- Eliud Kiptanui (Kenya) – 2h05:21
- Ghirmay Ghebreslassie (Eritrea) – 2h05:34
The Ethiopian is the big favorite among women Tigist Assefa that in 2022 won in Berlin with 2h15:37, the third fastest time in history and the Ethiopian national record. Will he repeat his victory? Will he break his record in Berlin?
WOMEN’S TEST FAVORITES
- Tigist Assefa (Ethiopia) – 2h15:3
- Sheila Chepkirui (Kenya) – 2h17:29
- Tigist Abayechew (Ethiopia) – 2h18:0
- Worknersh Edesa (Ethiopia) – 2h18:51
- Hiwot Gebrekidan (Ethiopia) – 2h19:1
SCHEDULE AND WHERE TO WATCH ON TV
He Berlin Marathon 2023 that will take place September 24th from 9:15 a.m. (CEST). The runners start in four waves.
The event can be watched on television via RTVE on its channel Teledeporte and via RTVE Play.
From SPORT we offer you the results of the test and the reactions of the protagonists after completing the test.