Picture News April 29, 2019

Beirut, Lebanon, April 29 – The Beirut Alive Association successfully completed its official attempt to break the world record by the number of national flags raised in 24 hours, thus leading to the capital’s breaking of the Waterloo record in New York and entering the “Guinness Book of World Records”. Photo courtesy of NNA
South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa marks Freedom Day at the Mili Yili sports grounds in Makhanda. South Africans celebrate Freedom Day on April 27 every year to mark the country’s first democratic elections in 1994 Photo courtesy of GCIS
London, April 29 – Winners of the men’s and women’s elite race, Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei pose with trophy. Defending champion Kipchoge, who broke the world record in Berlin last year won the race in 2 hours 2 minutes and 38 seconds, a new course record. In the women’s race, Brigid Kosgei who finished second last year behind Vivian Cheruiyot avenged her loss to win the race in 2 hours 18 minutes and 20 seconds. Photo courtesy of KBC