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'Today we went to the moon and came back to Earth!' - the world reacts to Eliud Kipchoge

'Today we went to the moon and came back to Earth!' - the world reacts to Eliud Kipchoge

12/10/2019 at 12:22Updated 13/10/2019 at 11:32

Eliud Kipchoge created history on Saturday by running a marathon in under two hours, the first man ever to do so.

The Kenyan himself was understandably delighted with his achievement, comparing Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's Apollo XI mission to the moon in 1969.

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And his success was noted by people from across the world of sport.

Back in his homeland, Kipchoge was saluted by the Kenyan government.

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