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Eliud Kipchoge threatens to sue local radio

Eliud Kipchoge threatens to sue local radio
  • Kipchoge became the first human to run a full marathon under two hours last weekend.
  • Kipchoge clocked 1hour, 59 minutes, 40sec in the INEOS 1:59 Challenge in Vienna last Saturday.
  • He is the Olympic champion.

World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge on Friday threatened to sue NRG Radio over the use of his images and name without consent.

Through flamboyant city lawyer Donald Kipkorir, Kipchoge, who last weekend became the first human to run a full marathon under two hours, demanded that the radio station issues "an unqualified apology", expunges his name and images from their social media accounts and also write back to his representatives when the above is done.

Kipchoge is the 2016 Olympic marathon champion and 2003 world 5000m gold medallist.

This is how the Twitter handle of NRG Radio

This is how the Twitter handle of NRG Radio looked like earlier Friday. PHOTO | TWITTER

Kipkorir demanded that NRG Radio respond within two hours of receiving the demand letter, or they will sue the media house for breach of image rights.

The demand letter posted by lawyer Donald

The demand letter posted by lawyer Donald Kipkorir on his Twitter handle. PHOTO | TWITTER

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