Marathon world record ratified by IAAF

MONACO (AP) The IAAF has ratified the world record set by Wilson Kipsang at this year's Berlin Marathon.

The Kenyan won in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 23 seconds on Sept. 13, breaking the previous record of 2:03:38 set by Patrick Makau at the 2011 Berlin race.

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