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Kipsang breaks marathon world record in Berlin

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Kenya's Wilson Kipsang said he was delighted to break the marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday in a new official best time of 2hrs 3 mins and 23 seconds. 

Kenya's Wilson Kipsang celebrates winning the 40th edition of the Berlin Marathon in Berlin, Germany on September 29, 2013

The 31-year-old shaved 15 seconds off the previous world record set by compatriot Patrick Makau, who ran 2:03.38 over 42.195 kilometres (26.2miles) in the German capital two years ago.

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