Eliud Kipchoge EGH, born 5 November 1984) is a Kenyan Long-Distance Runner who competes in the marathon and formerly the 5000 Metres He is the World Record Holder in the marathon with a time of 2:01:39, set on 16 September 2018, at the 2018 Berlin Marathon. His run broke the previous world record by 1 minute and 18 seconds. Described as “the greatest marathoner of the modern era”, Kipchoge has won 12 of the 13 marathons he has entered.
|Net Worth||$2.29 million|
|Date of Birth||5 November 1984|
Eliud Kipchoge Net Worth and Salary in 2019
Kipchoge picked up 38,000 pounds for his stunning display in Berlin in 2018. He also pocketed £534,000 for a setting a new world record.
The star took home £39,000 by winning the 2018 London Marathon and banks £42,500 with his victory this year.
His income is also supplemented through his sponsorship deal with Nike.
According to Whownskenya.com, Kipchoge’s overall net worth is estimated at £2.29million.
Eliud is married with three children. They all live in Kenya.
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge is undoubtedly the greatest marathoner of the modern age. He has won 11 of the 12 marathons he has competed in. His only loss was to another Kenyan, Wilson Kipsang, during the 2013 Berlin Marathon when he came in second.
In 2018, Kipchoge not only won the Berlin Marathon: he also broke the world record, completing 42km in 2:01:39. Earlier in 2019, he ran the second fastest marathon in history, in London.
Kipchoge, then, is virtually unbeatable over the 42km distance. This raises questions about his physical and mental strength and willpower.
Early Life and Educational History
He ran two miles (3.2 km) to school on a daily basis. Kipchoge was raised by a single mother (a teacher), and only knew his father from pictures. He is the youngest of four children. He met his trainer Patrick Sang (a former Olympic medalist in the steeplechase) in 2001 at the age of 16.
kipchoge was born on 5 November 1984 in Kapsisiywa, Nandi District of Kenya. Kipchoge graduated from Kaptel Secondary School in 1999 but did not run seriously then. He ran two miles (3.2 km) to school on a daily basis.
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