Eliud Kipchoge has returned home after becoming the first athlete to run a marathon in under two hours.
The Kenyan runner, 34, covered the 26.2 miles (42.2km) in one hour 59 minutes 40 seconds in the Ineos 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, Austria on Saturday.
Kenya’s national carrier, Kenya Airways, tweeted a photo of the athlete aboard the flight from Amsterdam.
The airline’s spokesperson Denis Kashero told Kenya’s Citizen TV that the athlete landed in Nairobi on Wednesday morning.
The sub-two-hour marathon mark will not be recognised as the official marathon world record because it was not in open competition and he used a team of rotating pacemakers.
Kipchoge, also the World and Olympic marathon champion, compared the feat to being the first man on the moon.