Makau sets marathon record in Berlin
- From the section Athletics
Kenya's Patrick Makau sets a new world record in the men's Berlin marathon with a time of two hours, three minutes and 38 seconds, shaving 21 seconds off Haile Gebrselassie's old mark.
Ethiopian legend and double Olympic champion Gebrselassie, who had won four consecutive races in Berlin between 2006 and 2009, failed to finish after experiencing stomach problems after 27km.
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