• Impressive London Marathon men's elite field announced

Article source:

Defending London marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge  will go against the 2014 champion Wilson Kipsang, marathon world record holder Dennis Kimmeto and Kenenisa Bekele on Sunday, April 24.


Full list of 2016 London marathon men's elite field:

Eliud Kipchoge (KEN) 2:04:00

Dennis Kimetto (KEN) 2:02:57

Wilson Kipsang (KEN) 2:03:23

Endeshaw Negesse (ETH) 2:04:52

Stanley Biwott (KEN) 2:04:55

Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) 2:05:04

Tilahun Regassa (ETH) 2:05:27

Abera Kuma (ETH) 2:05:56

Samuel Tsegay (ERI) 2:07:28

Ghirmay Ghebreslassie (ERI) 2:07:47

Amanuel Mesel (ERI) 2:08:17

Serhiy Lebid (UKR) 2:08:32

Arne Gabius (GER) 2:08:33

Tewelde Estifanos (ERI) 2:09:16

Ghebrezgiabhier Kibrom (ERI) 2:09:36

Vitaliy Shafar (UKR) 2:09:58

Marcin Chabowski (POL) 2:10:07

Scott Overall (GBR) 2:10:55

Chris Thompson (GBR) 2:11:14

Latest Videos
» Live Stream Athletics
Saturday, Mar 30th at 10:00 (UTC)
Saturday, Apr 6th at 08:00 (UTC)
Sunday, Apr 7th at 08:00 (UTC)
Sunday, Apr 7th at 08:00 (UTC)
Sunday, Apr 7th at 08:00 (UTC)
Sunday, Apr 14th at 00:00 (UTC)
» Flash News
• Sondre Moen Wins Gdynia Half Marathon in 1:01:17

Norway's Sondre Moen, the European Marathon record holder (2:05:48), made a return to road racing after recovering from tendon tear in the groin at the Gdynia Half Marathon in Poland. Moen took a very comfortable win in 1:01:17 which is a new course record. Poland's Krystian Zalewski in his debut took second place in 1:02:36.


March 17, 2019 See More on: Twitter

• Kiplagar and Mokonin Take Convincing Victories at Seoul Marathon

Kenyan Thomas Kiplagat Rono of Kenya and Desi Jisa Mokonin of Bahrain took convincing victories at the Seoul Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday.  Kiplagat led four men under the 2:07 mark, clocking 2:06:00 to win his third career marathon. Mokonin , who was seventh at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018, was even more dominant, winning by 25 seconds in 2:23:45.

March 17, 2019 See More on: IAAF.ORG

• Hughes 10.20, Powell 10.35 at GC Foster Classics

Zharnel Hughes was the men’s 100m dash winner at the GC Foster Classics on Saturday (16 March). Hughes, running against a negative 1.3m/s headwind, stopped the clock in 10.20 seconds. UWI’s Emmanuel Archibald, the heat 10 winner, was second overall.  Asafa Powell won heat 2 in 10.35 (-1.1m/s wind) for 3rd overall.

March 17, 2019 See More on: Track Alerts


Kenyans Erick Kiptanui and Vivian Cheruyiot lead strong fields for the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (17). Losing the men's world record to Valencia last year was the impetus for organizers to this year attract a men's field that includes 21 runners with personal bests of under 1:01 and ten in the women's field who have dipped under 1:10.

March 15, 2019 See More on: IAAF.ORG

Past Headlines Latest Results Upcoming Events
Watch Athletics
©2019 WATCHATHLETICS.COM. All rights reserved.