Brigid Kosgei Wins Second London Marathon, But Kipchoge Crashes

World record holder Brigid Kosgei put down an assured performance to clinch her second London Marathon title. Kosgei put daylight between herself and world champion Ruth Chepngetich in tough wet conditions in the British capital, with the latter losing out second place in the final 500m with a sprint finish from American Sarah Hall
But Eliud Kipchoge finished a distant eighth - his first defeat since finishing second to Wilson Kipsang during the 2013 Berlin Marathon. Kipsang won the race in a world record time. Kipchoge had won the London Marathon four times.


Brigid Kosgei on her way to victory during the Kalya Half Marathon in West Pokot County in 2018.

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