Marathon world-record holder Kiptum dies in car crash

Updated February 13 2024 - 1:09am, first published 1:04am
Kenya's Kelvin Kiptum celebrates breaking the world record at the Chicago marathon in October 2023. (AP PHOTO)
Kenya's Kelvin Kiptum celebrates breaking the world record at the Chicago marathon in October 2023. (AP PHOTO)

Kenya's marathon world-record holder Kelvin Kiptum and his coach have been killed in a traffic accident in the Rift Valley, cutting short the promising career of the only man to have run the endurance classic in less than two hours and one minute.

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