London — Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge stormed to a record-breaking fourth victory in the London Marathon on Sunday with the second-fastest time ever seen over the distance. Olympic champion Kipchoge’s time of 2hr 2min 37sec was second only to the 2:01:39 he ran in Berlin in 2018. The 34-year-old, whose previous London triumphs came in the 2015, 2016 and 2018 editions, was in imperious form as he powered ahead from the 22km, with Ethiopia’s Mosinet Geremew and Mule Wasihun second and third respectively. “I’m happy to win on the streets of London for the fourth time and to make history, on a day that the event has raised £1bn [for charity],” Kipchoge told the BBC. “The crowd in London is wonderful and that spirit pushed,” added Kipchoge, who has now won 11 of the 12 marathons he has contested. Asked where he would run next, he replied: “As usual, I do not chase two rabbits, I only chase one and that was London. I have caught that rabbit so I will discuss with my team what follows.” Britain’...

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