Duncan Kibet

Kebede, Shobukova Win London Marathon

Expected epic showdown in men’s race did not materialize. Written by: Matt Fitzgerald It was billed as the deepest Virgin London Marathon men’s race field ever–and that’s saying something. Defending champion and 2008 Olympic Marathon gold medalist Sammy Wanjiru of Kenya was there. Four-time half-marathon world champion and recent half-marathon world record breaker Zersenay Tadese […]

Gebrselassie Wins, Misses Record In Berlin

Warm weather sabotaged Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie’s assault on his own marathon world record (2:03:59) at Sunday’s Berlin Marathon, but he still won the race in 2:06:08. A much anticipated duel between Gebrselassie and the second-best all-time marathon performer, Duncan Kibet of Kenya, never really materialized, as Kibet dropped off the pace early and eventually abandoned […]

Two Fastest Marathoners In History Face Off In Berlin Sunday

Gebrselassie targets his own record once again So far five runners have established personal bests of sub 2:05 at the classical distance. Two of them will run in Sunday’s real,- BERLIN-MARATHON. While Haile Gebrselassie had improved his global record in Berlin in 2008 to 2:03:59 Kenya’s Duncan Kibet had run 2:04:27 earlier this year and […]

Gebrselassie Will Not Be Alone In Berlin

2009 world leader will challenge world-record holder. The 2009 real,- Berlin Marathon has announced Kenyan Ducan Kibet has been confirmed for the race on September 20th. Kibet won the 2009 Rotterdam Marathon with a world leading 2:04:27, placing him number-two all time.  The only person to have run faster is world record holder Haile Gebrselassie […]