• Dickson Chumba Takes Tokyo Marathon Title in 2:05.42

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 Setting a new course record 2:05.42 Kenya's Dickson Chumba Tokyo Marathon on Sunday (23) an IAAF godl labe road race.

Following close behinhd in second was Tadese Tola of Ethiopia clocking 2:05:57 with Sammy Kitwara (KEN) in third 2:06:30. 

Tirfi Tsegaye of Ethiopia won the women's race with a time 2:22:23, also setting a new course record. Ethiopia's Berhane Dibaba finished second in 2:22:30 and Kenya's Lucy Kabuu was third in 2:24:16.

What organizers say, a total of  36 000 runners ran Tokyo marathon on Sunday.

 

 Men :

1- Dickson Chumba (KEN) 2:05:42
2- Tadese Tola (ETH) 2:05:57
3- Sammy Kitwara (KEN) 2:06:30
4- Michael Kipyego (KEN) 2:06:58
5- Peter Some (KEN) 2:07:05
6- Geoffrey Kipsang (KEN) 2:07:37
7- Deressa Chimsa (KEN) 2:07:40
8- Kohei Matsumura (JPN) 2:08:09
9- Koji Kobayashi (JPN) 2:08:51
10- Abel Kirui (KEN) 2:09:04
11- Hirokatsu Kurosaki (JPN) 2:09:07
12- Masanori Sakai (JPN) 2:09:10
13- Suehiro Ishikawa (JPN) 2:09:29
14- Cyrus Njui (KEN) 2:09:35
15- Chihiro Miaywaki (JPN) 2:11:50

Women :

1- Tirfi Tsegaye (ETH) 2:22:23
2- Birhane Dibaba (ETH) 2:22:30
3- Lucy Kabuu (KEN) 2:24:16
4- Caroline Rotich (KEN) 2:24:35
5- Janet Rono (KEN) 2:26:03
6- Albina Mayorova (RUS) 2:28:18
7- Mai Ito (JPN) 2:28:36
8- Rika Shintaku (JPN) 2:31:15
9- Manami Kamitanida (JPN) 2:31:34
10- Hiroko Yoshitomi (JPN) 2:32:38

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