Just four years after dedicating his life to running , 30-year-old Kenyan Dennis Kimetto became the first to break 2:03 in the marathon with a world record 2:02:57 at the 2014 Berlin Marathon today . An outstanding performance from a man who was a sustenance farmer in Kapngetuny, Kenya, just a few years ago! (Dennis Kimetto breaks the tape, and new territory for the marathon WR) Kimetto had help from his regular nemesis Emmanuel Mutai, a man familiar with sub-2:04 finishes, who pushed him throughout the race.
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Dennis Kimetto Sets New Marathon WR of 2:02:57 at 2014 Berlin Marathon