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Jacob Kiplimo narrowly misses his own world record at RAK Half Marathon

The half marathon world record holder, Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo, managed to take home the victory at the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon but fell just 25 seconds short of his half-marathon world record of 57:31. Two women had a day to remember as they set records of their own – Ethiopia’s Girmawit Gebrzihair won the race in a course record time (64:14) while making her half-marathon debut, and Eilish McColgan (66:26) broke Paula Radcliffe’s long-standing British half-marathon record, in what was only her second outing at the distance.
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Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo runs fastest half marathon ever

Not only did Jacob Kiplimo (Uganda) take first place at the Lisbon Half Marathon on 21 November 2021, he also took 1 second off the world record time. 21-year-old Kiplimo ran the fastest half marathon (male) ever, completing the 13.1 miles (21 km) in just 57 minutes 31 seconds. The...
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Jacob Kiplimo Breaks the Half Marathon World Record in Lisbon

Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo set the half marathon world record, winning the Lisbon Half Marathon in 57:31 on Sunday, November 21. Kiplimo broke the previous record of 57:32, set by Kenya’s Kibiwott Kandie at the 2020 Valencia Half Marathon. Jacob Kiplimo continued his breakout season by lowering the world record in...

Jacob Kiplimo: Ugandan sets new half marathon world record

Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo has set a new world record for the half marathon, shaving one second off the previous best time. The 21-year-old clocked 57 minutes 31 seconds as he won the Lisbon Half Marathon road race on Sunday. Kiplimo, who won bronze in the 10,000m at the Tokyo Olympics...
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Jacob Kiplimo breaks world half marathon record in Lisbon

Jacob Kiplimo of Uganda set a new world record of 57:31 at the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon – part of the World Athletics Label road race – on Sunday (21). Complete results here. Kiplimo, who is the world half marathon champion from 2020, dominated the race on his way to...