INEOS 1:59 Challenge cheered in Eldoret

Eldoret Town came to a standstill as fans thronged on the street to watch Eliud Kipchoge run INEOS 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, Austria.

The home town of Kipchoge was lively as he tackledthe course and timed 1:59:40, better than the estimated INEOS 1:59 Challenge at Prater Park.

Fans and athletes gathered at a the mega screen located between the junction Oginga Odinga Street and Iten Roads along Eldoret-Uganda highway was full cuasing traffic jam, forcing vehicles to use alternative route.

The same was witnessed at his home in Kapsisiywa village, Nandi County, where his mother Janet Rotich cheered on.

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