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Kenyan long-distance runner

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Brigid Kosgei: Kenyan long-distance runner
Brigid Jepscheschir Kosgei is a Kenyan marathon runner who won the 2018 and 2019 Chicago Marathons and the 2019 London Marathon. She is the current marathon world record holder for women running in a mixed-sex race, with a time of 2:14:04 achieved on 13 October 2019 at the Chicago Marathon. This bettered the previous 16-year-old world record by 1 minute 24 seconds, and the women's Chicago Marathon record by 3 minutes and 14 seconds.

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Female World Athlete 2019 award: Brigid Kosgei and Fraser-Pryce among five finalists

Marathon world record holder Brigid Kosgei is one of five finalists for the Female World Athlete 2019 award.
BBC News - Published

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei: School dropout, mother of twins and world record-holder

Women's marathon world record holder Brigid Kosgei says her difficult childhood keeps her on track.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Brigid Kosgei


Paula Radcliffe says she never imagined her former-world record to stand for 16 years [Video]Paula Radcliffe says she never imagined her former-world record to stand for 16 years

Former world-record marathon holder Paula Radcliffe tells the PA news agency that she was surprised that it took 16 years for her time to be beaten with Kenyan Brigid Kosgei finally claiming the title..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:51Published

Forget Kipchoge and Kosgei, British woman breaks running backwards half-marathon record [Video]Forget Kipchoge and Kosgei, British woman breaks running backwards half-marathon record

Shantelle Gaston-Hird regains her running backwards half-marathon world record.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:33Published

Brigid Kosgei smashes women's marathon world record [Video]Brigid Kosgei smashes women's marathon world record

Brigid Koskei knocks 81 seconds off Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old marathon world record with victory in Chicago.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:34Published

Kenyan Kosgei shatters women's marathon record [Video]Kenyan Kosgei shatters women's marathon record

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei broke Paula Radcliffe’s 16-year-old women’s marathon world record on Sunday. Lisa Bernhard reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:03Published

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei sets new women's marathon world record, beating Paula Radcliffe's 2003 time [Video]Kenyan Brigid Kosgei sets new women's marathon world record, beating Paula Radcliffe's 2003 time

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei sets new women's marathon world record, beating Paula Radcliffe's 2003 time

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

 

'It feels like running on trampolines' - the technology behind marathon landmarks

Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei completed their record-breaking marathons in Nike's Vaporfly trainers - coincidence or controversial?
BBC News - Published

Biles, Kosgei and Gauff - how the female trio are lighting up sport

BBC Sport looks at how Simone Biles, Brigid Kosgei and Coco Gauff made the headlines in a record-breaking weekend.
BBC News - Published

Fresh off world record run, Kosgei thinks women can go even faster

Like any true competitor, Kenya's Brigid Kosgei does not plan to coast on her latest accomplishment -- even if that happens to be running the fastest-ever women's marathon.
Reuters - Published

Kosgei shatters Radcliffe's world record, Cherono wins men's race

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei broke Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old women's marathon world record but former Alberto Salazar coached athletes, including Mo Farah, were never a factor in the Chicago Marathon on..
Reuters - Published

Brigid Kosgei breaks Paula Radcliffe's women's marathon record

Brigid Kosgei claims a new women's marathon world record in Chicago, beating the time set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003.
BBC News - Published

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