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London Marathon 2016
A flood of records could be noticed at 36th edition of
the London Marathon.
A record field of more than 39,000 runners made London
the 3rd biggest marathon of the world just behind New York
Men's winner Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya defended his title
performing a magnificent new course record of 2:03:05, just
outside 8 seconds of the world record. On his way he clocked a
new 30K world record of 1:27:13.
The women's race showed a dramatic scene close to mile 22 when
the leading three runners fell heavily to the ground. Jemima
Sumgong rebounded best and turned accident to triumph outsprinting
defending champion Tigst Tufa by 5 seconds in 2:22:58.
Organizers had to announce a tragic fatality. David Seath, 31,
suffered a cardiac arrest only 3 miles to the finish line. He
fell near Southwark Bridge and died shortly after being rushed
to Hospital. Visit his
Just Giving Page that has been reeinstalled by his friends.
The Champions of the 36th London-Marathon:
Eliud Kipchoge and Jemima Sumgong (KEN)
The ballot 2017 will be open
2 to 6 May 2016.
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Virgin London Marathon
helpline:+44 20 7902 0200
mo-fr 9am to 5pm local time
Virgin London Mini
Marathon Pace Runners
Runners' World UK Forum