Quick facts about Eliud Kipchoge and wife Grace


Fact-file on Eliud Kipchoge who has made history in Vienna by running the first-ever sub two-hour marathon in 1:59:40.


Name: Eliud Kipchoge

Age: 34

Date of Birth: November 5, 1984

Place of Birth: Kapsisiywa, Nandi County

Coach: Patrick Sang

Manager: Jos Hermens (Global Sports Communication)

Family: Last born of five children. Married to Grace Sugutt and father to three children.

Kipchoge graduated from Kaptel Secondary School in 1999 but did not run seriously then. He ran two miles to school on a daily basis. He was raised by a single mother (a teacher), and only knew his father from pictures.

He met his trainer Sang (a former Olympic medalist in the steeplechase) in 2001 at the age of 16.

Marathon Record

  • 2013 1st Hamburg Marathon
  • 2013 2nd Berlin Marathon
  • 2014 1st Rotterdam Marathon
  • 2014 1st Chicago Marathon
  • 2015 1st London Marathon
  • 2015 1st Berlin Marathon
  • 2016 1st London Marathon
  • 2016 1st Rio Olympics
  • 2017 Breaking2 (2:00:25) Monza, Italy
  • 2017 1st Berlin Marathon
  • 2018 1st London Marathon
  • 2018 1st Berlin Marathon
  • 2019 1st London Marathon
  • 2019 INEOS 1:59 Vienna
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