• Farah vs Greatest Marathoners in London Marathon
Double Olympic and World Champion, Mo Farah, in his marathon debut will face one of the fiercest fields the history of the London marathon.
In the event on April, World record holder in the marathont, Kenya's Wilson Kipsang, Uganda´s world and Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich, last years London Marathon winner, Tsegaye Kebede, of Ethiopia, and Emmanuel Mutai of Kenya, the London course record-holder were added to elite list by the meeting organizers.
Farah says that he can´t wait to finally ran the full marathon race as he is currently preparing for the marathon in Portland (Oregon). To make sure his debut goes well, he will later move to high altitude training camp in Kenya.
London Marathon Elite athletes
Wilson Kipsang (Kenya): Personal best 2min 03.23sec (world record-holder)
Emmanuel Mutai (Kenya): 2-03.52 (London Marathon record-holder)
Geoffrey Mutai (Kenya): 2-04.15* (2013 New York Marathon champion)
Ayele Abshero (Ethiopia): 2-04.23 (2012 Dubai Marathon champion)
Feyisa Lilesa (Ethiopia): 2-04.32 (2011 world bronze medallist)
Tsegaye Kebede (Ethiopia): 2-04.38 (2013 London Marathon champion)
Stanley Biwott (Kenya): 2-05.12 (2012 Paris Marathon champion)
Marilson dos Santos (Brazil): 2-06.34 (Two-time New York Marathon champion)
Martin Mathathi (Kenya): 2-07.16 (2013 Fukuoka Marathon champion)
Stephen Kiprotich (Uganda): 2-07.20 (Olympic and world marathon champion)
Samuel Tsegay (Eritrea): 2-07.28
Mustapha El Aziz (Morrocco): 2-07.55
Amanuel Mesel (Eritrea): 2-08.17
Scott Overall (GB): 2-10.55
Ryan Vail (US): 2-11.45
Mo Farah (GB): Debut (Olympic and world 5,000m & 10,000m champion)
Ibrahim Jeilan (Ethiopia): Debut (2011 World 10,000m champion)