Record holder Kimetto rules out Rio marathon bid

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Marathon world-record holder Den­nis Kimetto won’t run at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics af­ter mak­ing him­self un­avail­able for Kenya’s team. Lon­don 2012 bronze medal­ist Wil­son Kip­sang also asked not to be considered. Eliud Kip­choge, win­ner of this year’s Lon­don Marathon in a course record and the sec­ond­fastest time ever, will lead Kenya’s men’s chal­lenge at the game in Rio.

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