• Tamirat Tola wins World Championships marathon gold

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Tamirat Tola of Ethiopia won the men's marathon at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon on Sunday.

Tola broke away from the lead pack in the last 8km, clocking 28:22 between 30K and 40K,  and ran solo to win the 2022 World marathon gold in 2:05:37. His winning time smashed the previous record of 2:06:54  set by Kenyan Abel Kirui in 2009 in Berlin.

Mosinet Geremew of Ethiopia, like in the 2019 championships, won the silver medal at 2:06:45, while Olympic bronze medalist Basher Abdi of Belgium was third in 2:06:49. Canadian Cam Levins set a new national record by finishing four in 2:07:10.

USA's favorite Galen Rupp was the top American finisher, ranking 19th with a time of  2:09:37.

Men's marathon top results | Full results here

POSATHLETENATRESULT
1Tamirat TOLAETH2:05:36 CR
2Mosinet GEREMEWETH2:06:44
3Bashir ABDIBEL2:06:48
4Cameron LEVINSCAN2:07:09 NR
5Geoffrey KAMWORORKEN2:07:14 SB
6Seifu TURAETH2:07:17
7Gabriel Gerald GEAYTAN2:07:31 SB
8Daniel DO NASCIMENTOBRA2:07:35
9Shumi DECHASABRN2:07:52 SB
10Isaac MPOFUZIM2:07:56 NR
11Maru TEFERIISR2:07:59
12Othmane EL GOUMRIMAR2:08:14
13Yusuke NISHIYAMAJPN2:08:35
14Hamza SAHLIMAR2:08:45
15Barnabas KIPTUMKEN2:08:59
16Oqbe Kibrom RUESOMERI2:09:02
17Hassan CHAHDIFRA2:09:20
18Melikhaya FRANSRSA2:09:24 PB
19Galen RUPPUSA2:09:36 SB
20Rory LINKLETTERCAN2:10:24 PB

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