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Marathon barrier breakers

Record Breakers (Men)

1st under 2:02  2:01:39  Eliud Kipchoge      Berlin    16 SEP 18
1st under 2:03  2:02:57  Dennis Kimetto      Berlin    29 SEP 14
1st under 2:04  2:03:59  Haile Gebrselassie  Berlin    28 SEP 08
1st under 2:05  2:04:55  Paul Tergat         Berlin    28 SEP 03
1st under 2:06  2:05:42  Khalid Khannouchi   Chicago   24 OCT 99
1st under 2:07  2:06:50  Belayneh Dinsamo    Rotterdam 17 APR 88
1st under 2:08  2:07:12  Carlos Lopes        Rotterdam 20 APR 85
1st under 2:09  2:08:34  Derek Clayton       Antwerpen 30 MAY 69
1st under 2:10  2:09:37  Derek Clayton       Fukuoka    3 DEC 67
1st under 2:11  2:09:37  Derek Clayton       Fukuoka    3 DEC 67
1st under 2:12  2:09:37  Derek Clayton       Fukuoka    3 DEC 67
1st under 2:13  2:12:12  Abebe Bikila        Tokyo OG  21 OCT 64
1st under 2:14  2:13:55  Basil Heatley       Chiswick  13 JUN 64
1st under 2:15  2:14:28  Buddy Edelen        Chiswick  15 JUN 63
1st under 2:16  2:15:17  Sergey Popov        Stockholm 24 AUG 58
1st under 2:17  2:15:17  Sergey Popov        Stockholm 24 AUG 58
1st under 2:18  2:17:40  Jim Peters          Chiswick  26 JUN 54
1st under 2:19  2:18:35  Jim Peters          Chiswick  13 JUN 53
1st under 2:20  2:18:35  Jim Peters          Chiswick  13 JUN 53

Record Breakers (Women)

1st under 2:16  2:15:25  Paula Radcliffe     London    13 APR 03
1st under 2:17  2:15:25  Paula Radcliffe     London    13 APR 03
1st under 2:18  2:17:18  Paula Radcliffe     Chicago   13 OCT 02
1st under 2:19  2:18:47  Catherine Ndereba   Chicago    7 OCT 01
1st under 2:20  2:19:46  Naoko Takahashi     Berlin    30 SEP 01
1st under 2:21  2:20:47  Tegla Loroupe       Rotterdam 19 APR 98
1st under 2:22  2:21:06  Ingrid Kristiansen  London    21 APR 85
1st under 2:25  2:22:43  Joan Benoit         Boston    18 APR 83
1st under 2:30  2:27:33  Grete Waitz         New York  21 OCT 79
1st under 2:35  2:34:47  Christa Vahlensieck Berlin    10 SEP 77

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Cover of 2018 Edition 4

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2018 Edition 4

Cover: New world record in the men’s marathon: Eliud Kipchoge smashes Dennis Kimetto’s 2014 record by 78 seconds with a new record time of 2:01:39 at the BMW Berlin-Marathon on 16th September

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