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Brigid Kosgei: Kenyan long-distance runner
Brigid Jepchirchir Kosgei is a Kenyan marathon runner who won the 2018 and 2019 Chicago Marathons and the 2019 London Marathon. She is the current marathon world record holder for women running in a mixed-sex race, with a time of 2:14:04 achieved on 13 October 2019 at the Chicago Marathon. This bettered the previous 16-year-old world record by 1 minute 24 seconds, and the women's Chicago Marathon record by 3 minutes and 14 seconds.

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Brigid Kosgei interview after defending her London Marathon title [Video]

Brigid Kosgei interview after defending her London Marathon title

Brigid Kosgei defied the rain and the gloom to defend her London Marathontitle around a sodden St James’s Park. The 26-year-old world record holdercomfortably won her duel with fellow Kenyan Ruth..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:26Published

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Kenya's Brigid Kosgei shatters women's marathon world record

"I'm feeling good and I am happy because I was not expected to run like this," Kosgei said
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Fresh off world record run, Kosgei thinks women can go even faster

Like any true competitor, Kenya's Brigid Kosgei does not plan to coast on her latest accomplishment -- even if that happens to be running the fastest-ever women's marathon.
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Kosgei shatters Radcliffe's world record, Cherono wins men's race

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei broke Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old women's marathon world record but former Alberto Salazar coached athletes, including Mo Farah, were never a factor in the Chicago Marathon on..
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Brigid Kosgei breaks Paula Radcliffe's women's marathon record

Brigid Kosgei claims a new women's marathon world record in Chicago, beating the time set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003.
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