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Kipchoge’s history-making challenge nears 5m YouTube views

Eliud Kipchoge’s successful attempt to run a sub-two-hour marathon has received 4.93 million views to date for the live and on-demand stream on video-sharing platform YouTube.

On Saturday, the Kenyan athletics great set a time of 1:59:40.2 in Vienna, Austria, with the Ineos 1:59 Challenge record attempt watched by a global audience.

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