Makau sets new world record

Sep 26, 2011, 09:47 IST | AFP
Kenya's Patrick Makau set a new world record in the marathon here yesterday winning the Berlin Marathon in an official time of 2hr 03min 38sec.

Patrick Makau

The 26-year-old defending champion smashed the old mark of 2hr 03:59 set by Ethiopian legend Haile Gebrselassie in the same race in 2008.

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