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Kosgei to defend London Marathon title

World marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei will return to London to defend her London marathon title set for April 26th.

Kosgei, who defeated then defending champion Vivian Cheruiyot won the 2019 title before going ahead to break the 42km distance at the Chicago marathon in November 2019.

She broke the world record at 2:14.04 in Chicago to end the long staying record set by Paula Radcliffe by more than a minute.

However, she will be facing off with 2018 winner Cheruiyot, three-time Berlin Marathon champion Gladys Cherono, current world champion Ruth Chepngetich and Joyciline Jepkosgei, the 2019 New York City Marathon champion.

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