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The 2018 Tokyo Marathon organizers have released both men's and women's elite field.

Defending champion and former World marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang of Kenya and Ethiopian star Meseret Defar, who will be making her marathon debut on February 25, are the latest editions to this year's Tokyo marathon. 

Tokyo marathon is the first stage of Abott World marathon Majors series.  For more information visit official website here

See full Tokyo marathon elite fields below.

Men's Elite Field

Wilson Kipsang (KEN) 2:03:13
Tesfaye Abera (ETH) 2:04:24
Dickson Chumba (KEN) 2:04:32
Tsegaye Mekonnen (ETH) 2:04:32
Feyisa Lilesa (ETH) 2:04:52
Vincent Kipruto (KEN) 2:05:13 
Gideon Kipketer (KEN) 2:05:51
Amos Kipruto (KEN) 2:05:54
Bernard Kipyego (KEN) 2:06:19
Hiroto Inoue (JPN) 2:08:22
Ser-Od Bat-Ochir (MGL) 2:08:50
Yuta Shitara (JPN) 2:09:03
Suehiro Ishikawa (JPN) 2:09:10
Hiroyuki Yamamoto (JPN) 2:09:12
Hiroaki Sano (JPN) 2:09:12 
Kibrom Ghebrezgiabhier (ERI) 2:09:36 
Mohamed Reda El Aaraby (MAR) 2:09:50
Ryo Kiname (JPN) 2:10:30
Minato Oishi (JPN) 2:10:39
Hiroki Kadota (JPN) 2:10:46
Kohei Ogino (JPN) 2:11:42
Tadashi Isshiki (JPN) 2:11:45
Chihiro Miyawaki (JPN) 2:11:50
Kazuya Ishida (JPN) 2:11:57
Yuki Sato (JPN) 2:12:14
Asuka Tanaka (JPN) 2:12:17
Hiroki Yamagishi (JPN) 2:12:27
Daichi Kamino (JPN) 2:12:50
Keiji Akutsu (JPN) 2:13:26 
Juan Luis Barrios (MEX) 2:14:10
Akinobu Murasawa (JPN) 2:14:48
Simon Kariuki (KEN) debut
Takashi Ichida (JPN) debut
Kengo Suzuki (JPN) debut

Women's Elite Field

Ruti Aga (ETH) 2:20:41
Purity Cherotich Rionoripo (KEN) 2:20:54
Shure Demise (ETH) 2:20:59
Birhane Dibaba (ETH) 2:21:19
Helah Kiprop (KEN) 2:21:27
Yuri Kano (JPN) 2:24:27
Azusa Nojiri (JPN) 2:24:57
Eri Hayakawa (JPN) 2:25:03
Anna Hahner (GER) 2:26:44
Kaoru Nagao (JPN) 2:26:58
Amy Cragg (USA) 2:27:03
Mitsuko Hirose (JPN) 2:30:27
Yukiko Okuno (JPN) 2:31:17
Hiroko Yoshitomi (JPN) 2:31:28
Madoka Nakano (JPN) 2:33:00
Meseret Defar (ETH) debut



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