IAAF has ratified the marathon world record set by Wilson Kipsang of Kenya at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on 29 September 2013. Kipsang (31) won in 2:03:23 hrs breaking the previous record of 2:03:38 set by Patrick Makau at the 2011 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON. Kipsang marked the ninth marathon world record set in Berlin since 1977, of which the last five were all set in the past ten years.
2:04:55 Paul Tergat (Kenya) 2003
2:04:26 Haile Gebrselassie (Ethiopia) 2007
2:03:59 Haile Gebrselassie 2008
2:03:38 Patrick Makau (Kenya) 2011
2:03:23 Wilson Kipsang (Kenya) 2013
We recommend a remarkable video showing Kipsang in his world record race. The video was produced by HBS for SCC EVENTS.