Kenenisa Bekele in London, photo courtesy of VLM communications
Bekele added to Berlin field
BERLIN (GER): Reigning champion Kenenisa Bekele has been added to the elite field for the Berlin Marathon on 24 September where he will face Wilson Kipsang and Eliud Kipchoge, informs organisers. “It’s a dream match-up. It’s not often that the three strongest marathon men in the world race each other. As organisers we are crossing our fingers for good weather and thrilling competition,” said race director Mark Milde. With Kipchoge absent last year, Bekele won this race in 2:03:03 to come within six seconds of Dennis Kimetto’s world record ahead of Kipsang in 2:03:13.