Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo sets half-marathon world record

Ugandan athlete Jacob Kiplimo. PHOTO/FILE/COURTESY 

What you need to know:

  • The world half marathon champion Kiplimo won Sunday's race by over two minutes and took one second off the previous world best.

Ugandan Jacob Kiplimo broke the half-marathon world record on Sunday with a time of 57min 31sec.

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