World Half Marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor is the new Half Marathon World Record holder.
Kamwowor set the new World Record time when he won the Copenhagen Half Marathon in 57 minutes and 59 seconds on Sunday, shattering the previous time of 58.18 set by compatriot Abraham Kiptum when winning in Valencia last year.
Celebrated athlete Eliud Kipchohe took to his Twitter account to congratulate Kamworor.
“A huge congratulations to @GKamworor! So proud to see you run this world record. Great planning, preparations, teammates, coaching and management is equal to record breaking. #kamworor #worldrecord” wrote Kipchoge.
A huge congratulations to @GKamworor!
— Eliud Kipchoge (@EliudKipchoge) September 15, 2019