World record shattered

2008-09-28 13:25
Berlin - Haile Gebrselassie bettered his world record on Sunday to complete a title hat-trick at the Berlin Marathon.

The Ethiopian Gebrselassie, 35, clocked 2 hours 3 minutes 59 seconds for the 42.195km distance, taking 28 seconds off the record 2:04:26 he ran for the Berlin victory in 2007. Gebrselassie also won the race in the German capital 2006.

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