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Record-breaking moment ruined at Berlin Marathon

Posted by Austin Tedesco  September 30, 2013 01:18 PM

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Kenyan marathon runner Wilson Kipsang topped the previous world record marathon time yesterday by 15 seconds, but his celebration was interrupted by a man hopping into the race area and beating Kipsang to the finish line. The man, who broke the Berlin Marathon tape with his hands raised, was promoting an online escort service through ambush marketing, according to The New York Times. Watch the unfortunate stunt below around the 1:08 mark.

Featured image by John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images. The name of the website has been blurred out.

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