Eliud Kipchoge, born November 5, 1984 in Kapsisiywa, Nandi District of Kenya. Won the 5,000m bronze at the 2004 Athens Olympics. He won 5,000m silver at the 2007 World Championships at Osaka, behind Bernard Lagat. Eliud Kipchoge smashes running’s ‘Last Great Barrier’ with sub-2-Hour Marathon. Eliud Kipchoge, 34, covered the 26.2 miles (42.2km) in one hour 59 minutes 40 seconds in the Ineos 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, Austria on Saturday, 2019. Eliud Kipchoge Biography and Profile.