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Abel Kirui of Kenya won the 2011 IAAF Athletics World Championship Marathon in Daegu in style, winning by a huge two minutes plus margin in a time of 2:07:38. Kirui’s time was the second fastest time ever at the World Championships. In the process, Kirui defended his title from the world championships in Berlin two years ago where he had recorded the fastest time ever in a world championship marathon, 2:06:54.
The Kenyan’s were totally dominant with the largest number of finishers in the top 10. Kenyan runners finished 1, 2, 5 and 6 to take the world cup team title in the marathon. In fact, Japan pipped Ethiopia into top ten with 2 finishers compared to 1 from Ethiopia, and taking the silver team medal.
Vincent Kipruto of Kenya, winners of the Paris Marathon two years ago came in second in 2:10:06 while Ethiopia got a consolation with the bronze with Feyisa Lelisa coming in third in 2:10:32, just behind Kipruto.
This marathon was also the fastest marathon in Daegu, replacing 2:08:08 by Yusuf Songok from April this year.
Daegu Men’s Marathon Results
Preliminary results below, in the process of being compiled and finalized.
- Abel Kirui (KEN) 2:07:38 (SB)
- Vincent Kipruto (KEN) 2:10:06
- Feyisa Lelisa (ETH) 2:10:32 (SB)
- Abderrahime Bouramdane (MAR) 2:10:55
- David Barmasai Tumo (KEN) 2:11:39
- Eliud Kiptanui (KEN) 2:11:50
- Hiroyuki Horibata (JPN) 2:11:52
- Ruggero Pertile (ITA) 2:11:57
- Stephen Kiprotich (UGA) 2:12:57
- Kentaro Nakamoto (JPN) 2:13:10
Positions at 30KM Mark
- Abel Kirui KEN 1:30:43
- Eliud Kiptanui KEN 1:30:54
- Feyisa Lilesa ETH 1:30:55
- Vincent Kipruto KEN 1:30:58
- Abderrahime Bouramdane MAR 1:31:48
Positions at Half Marathon Mark
As you can see from the half marathon times below, Kirui ran a fantastic second half of the race with a huge negative split.
- Abel Kirui KEN 1:05:07
- David Barmasai Tumo KEN 1:05:07
- Vincent Kipruto KEN 1:05:07
- Eliud Kiptanui KEN 1:05:08
- Feyisa Lilesa ETH 1:05:08