• Tokyo Marathon Men's and Women's Elite Field

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The 2016 Tokyo Marathon will be held on Sunday, February 28. 

 

Olympic marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda and Kenyan's the 2014 winner and course record holder  Dickson Chumba and Emmanuel Mutai (PB 2:03:13)  will lead a very strong men's field. 

The women's elite field will be led by  Edna Kiplagat (KEN) the 2014 London marathon winner and past Tokyo marathon winners Birhane Dibaba and Aberu Kebede both from Ethiopia.

The event will broadcast live on Sunday. For times in different parts of the world visit page here.

Emmanuel Mutai (Kenya) - 2:03:13 (Berlin 2014)
Dickson Chumba (Kenya) - 2:04:32 (Chicago 2014)
Eliud Kiptanui (Kenya) - 2:05:21 (Berlin 2015)
Bernard Kipyego (Kenya) - 2:06:19 (Amsterdam 2015)
Stephen Kiprotich (Uganda) - 2:06:33 (Tokyo 2015) 
Feyisa Lilesa (Ethiopia) - 2:06:35 (Dubai 2015)
Masato Imai (Japan) - 2:07:39 (Tokyo 2015) 
Kohei Matsumura (Japan) - 2:08:09 (Tokyo 2014)
Samuel Ndungu (Kenya) - 2:08:21 (Lisbon 2014) 
Abel Kirui (Kenya) - 2:09:04 (Tokyo 2014)
Hiroaki Sano (Japan) - 2:09:12 (Tokyo 2015)
Benjamin Ngandu (Kenya) - 2:09:18 (Tokyo 2015) 
Koji Gokaya (Japan) - 2:09:21 (Tokyo 2015) 
Javier Guerra (Spain) - 2:09:33 (London 2015)

Women

Edna Kiplagat (Kenya) - 2:20:21 (London 2014)
Aberu Kebede (Ethiopia) - 2:20:48 (Berlin 2015)
Shure Demise (Ethiopia) - 2:20:59 (Dubai 2015)
Birhane Dibaba (Ethiopia) - 2:22:30 (Tokyo 2014)
Amane Gobena (Ethiopia) - 2:23:29 (Paris 2015)
Ashete Bekele Dido (Ethiopia) - 2:23:43 (Dubai 2015)
Helah Kiprop (Kenya) - 2:24:03 (Tokyo 2015)
Isabellah Andersson (Sweden) - 2:26:05 (Dubai 2013) 
Maja Neuenschwander (Switzerland) - 2:26:49 (Berlin 2015)
Hiroko Yoshitomi (Japan) - 2:31:28 (Tokyo 2013) 
Winfridah Kebaso (Kenya) - 2:32:08 (Saitama 2015)
Yukiko Okuno (Japan) - 2:32:41 (Osaka 2015)

Tokyo Marathon Past winners

Year Men's winner Country Time Women's winner Country Time 
2015 Endeshaw Negesse  Ethiopia 2:06:00 Birhane Dibaba  Ethiopia 2:23:15
2014 Dickson Chumba  Kenya 2:05:42CR Tirfi Tsegaye  Ethiopia 2:22:23CR
2013 Dennis Kimetto  Kenya 2:06:50 Aberu Kebede  Ethiopia 2:25:34
2012 Michael Kipyego  Kenya 2:07:37 Atsede Habtamu  Ethiopia 2:25:28
2011 Hailu Mekonnen  Ethiopia 2:07:35 Noriko Higuchi [6]  Japan 2:28:49
2010 Masakazu Fujiwara  Japan 2:12:19 Alevtina Biktimirova  Russia 2:34:39
2009 Salim Kipsang  Kenya 2:10:27 Mizuho Nasukawa  Japan 2:25:38
2008 Viktor Röthlin   Switzerland 2:07:23 Claudia Dreher  Germany 2:35:35
2007 Daniel Njenga  Kenya 2:09:45 Hitomi Niiya  Japan 2:31:02
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