Paula Radcliffe breaks marathon record for 16 years

Another great event in the run: Kenyan athlete Bridget Cosgey set a new world record at the Chicago marathon. Its result is 2:14:04, which is a minute and 21 seconds faster than the record of Paula Radcliffe, set 16 years ago.

Following Eliud Kipchoge, who only yesterday made a breakthrough in the marathon, having run 42.2 km faster than two hours, Kenyan athlete Bridget Cosgey set a new record at the Chicago marathon.

The previous record was set by Paula Radcliffe in London in 2003.

Then the Englishwoman ran 42.2 km in 2:15:25.

Today Brigitte Cosgey won the Chicago marathon with a score of 2:14:04. This is the world record that 16 years have been waiting for.

Bridget Kosgey - winner of marathons in Chicago 2018 and in London 2019.

This season she showed excellent results in the half marathon (1:04:28), 10 km (30:22) and now she is the owner of the women's world record in the marathon.

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