Eliud Kipchoge, of Kenya, grabs a water bottle during the men's marathon at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan.
Eliud Kipchoge wins gold in men's marathon
Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya has won gold in the men's marathon, finishing with a time of 2:08:38 for his fourth career Olympic medal.
Kipchoge is one of the world's most successful distance runners. He holds the world record for the marathon and won the race at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
The Netherland's Abdi Nageeye took silver with a time of 2:09:58, and Belgian Bashir Abdi won bronze with a time 2:10:00.
Kipchoge's win gives Kenya its fourth gold medal of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and its 10th medal overall.