Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday with a time of 2 hours 14 minutes 4 seconds, breaking the previous world record by 81 seconds.
At 25, the Kenyan defended her title after winning last year’s event, and put almost 7 minutes between herself and her competition. Both from Ethopia, Ababel Yeshaneh finished second with a time of 2:20:51 and Gelete Burka came in third at 2:20:55.
The previous world record time of 2:15:25 was set by Britain’s Paula Radcliffe in 2003 at the London Marathon.
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