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Kipchoge and Kenny retain Olympic titles on road and track on final day of Tokyo 2020

Kipchoge and Kenny retain Olympic titles on road and track on final day of Tokyo 2020

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France, playing in white, won the women's handball title, a day after the country's men's team were also victorious ©Getty Images
France, playing in white, won the women's handball title, a day after the country's men's team were also victorious ©Getty Images
Britain's Jason Kenny retained the men's keirin title with a powerful front riding performance ©Getty Images
Britain's Jason Kenny retained the men's keirin title with a powerful front riding performance ©Getty Images
The United States, playing in red, won the Olympic women's volleyball title for the first time after defeating Brazil ©Getty Images
The United States, playing in red, won the Olympic women's volleyball title for the first time after defeating Brazil ©Getty Images
Bakhodir Jalalov, in red, won the men's super-heavy boxing category after defeating Richard Torrez Jr of the United States ©Getty Images
Bakhodir Jalalov, in red, won the men's super-heavy boxing category after defeating Richard Torrez Jr of the United States ©Getty Images
Serbia celebrate after defeating Greece to win the men's water polo final - the last sporting action to conclude at Tokyo 2020 ©Getty Images
Serbia celebrate after defeating Greece to win the men's water polo final - the last sporting action to conclude at Tokyo 2020 ©Getty Images
The United States, playing in white, won their seventh straight women's basketball title by beating hosts Japan ©Getty Images
The United States, playing in white, won their seventh straight women's basketball title by beating hosts Japan ©Getty Images
The United States rhythmic gymnastics team were flying high despite not reaching the final at the Ariake Arena ©Getty Images
The United States rhythmic gymnastics team were flying high despite not reaching the final at the Ariake Arena ©Getty Images



Kenya's masterful Kipchoge retains men's Olympic marathon title in runaway fashion

Kenya's masterful Kipchoge retains men's Olympic marathon title in runaway fashion

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge today became the third man to make a successful defence of the Olympic marathon title after breaking clear of the field with 12 of the 42.195 kilometres remaining and winning in 2 hours  08min 38sec in a race held in Sapporo, supposedly to help runners escape the worst of the heat several hundred kilometres away in Tokyo.