— INEOS 1:59 Challenge (@INEOS159) May 6, 2019
What an amazing day!
I want to thank my coach Patrick Sang, my team mates, my management, Nike and NN. A special thank you to my fans for your support! pic.twitter.com/uCh2wCh3sQ
— Eliud Kipchoge (@EliudKipchoge) September 16, 2018
However, this attempt means that he’ll have to miss the World Championships, as a gold medal in Doha comes second to attempting the unthinkable, and quite rightly so. Therefore, Geoffrey Kirui now heads up the Kenyan men’s marathon team set for Doha, with two-time title holder, Edna Kiplagat, leading the way for the ladies.