Marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge has landed an ambassadorial job for the Paris 2024 Olympics.
This means that the athlete will take another stab to defend his title for the third time.He made this announcement through his social media pages.
On their website, Paris 2024 said they will offer opportunities for members of the public to get close to the Olympic athletes and enjoy an experience following in their footsteps and stepping into their shoes, with two events that will be open to everyone.
These include the Mass Participation Marathon, which will follow the same route as the Olympic Marathon.
“This autumn, Paris 2024 is offering an opportunity to win a number of entries to take part in this event, through a 5km race with an original format, in Paris, on 31 October 2021, 1000 days before the Paris 2024 Games,” it said.