Eliud Kipchoge Wins 2016 London Marathon With His Fastest Time and London Course Record, Interview by Larry Eder


Eliud Kipchoge is the finest marathoner in the world for his era.

In six of his seven marathons, Eliud Kipchoge has come out on top. In perhaps, his finest performance in his career, Eliud Kipchoge battled Stanley Biwott, NYC Marathon champion, Wilson Kipsang, former world record holder, Gemhre Ghebreselassie, World Champion, Dennis Kimetto, current world record holder, plus the current world record holder at 5000m and 10,000m, Kenenisa Bekele.

Eliud Kipchoge covered every move that his competitors attempted. His level of confidence comes from his coach, Patrick Sang, his training partners, and his training.

One more thing must be said! Eliud Kipchoge is an absolute pleasure to interview, as Eliud gets it: there are no secrets but hard, hard work. His pleasure at winning a tough race is obvious.

This interview was done on April 25, 2016, by Larry Eder at the final presser for the Virgin London Marathon. Eliud Kipchoge, obviously exhausted from the phone calls (1200 messages on his iphone) and messages, gave us a wonderful view into his racing and his love of the sport.

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