World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge and multiple world record holder Kenenisa Bekele have predicted a tough battle when they will be facing off at the postponed London marathon.
The Kenyan Olympic marathon champion and reigning Berlin marathon champion have spoken on their battle of titans once the world is open for sports after coronavirus pandemic is over.
On Saturday, Kipchoge who won Berlin marathon with a world record of 2:01.39 in 2018 said the duos race will be run after coronavirus has brought some stress to sportsmen and women across the world.
“My race against Bekele is still own, however, the postponement of London marathon from April to October was stressful. It actually destroyed the plans I had but all in all, is that my first priority and priority for all humans is to be safe,” he said.
Bekele who almost lowered Kipchoge’s record said there will be no that entertains the world where Ethiopians and Kenyans battle for the crown.
“It will be good when we run together. It will be one of the most entertaining race in the world,” said Bekele.