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London Marathon 2024 results: Peres Jepchirchir breaks women’s only world record



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Reigning Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir crushed the ladies’s-only world report in successful the forty fourth London Marathon on Sunday, whereas Kenyan compatriot Alexander Mutiso Munyao raced to victory within the males’s race.

The 30-year-old Jepchirchir pulled away over the ultimate 300m in a dash end, crossing the end line in entrance of Buckingham Palace in two hours 16 minutes 16 seconds to interrupt Mary Keitany’s mark of two:17:01 set in a women-only race on the 2017 London occasion.

Munyao, 27, pumped his fist a number of occasions en path to the largest victory of his profession, pulling away from distance operating nice Kenenisa Bekele to cross in 2:04.01. Ethiopia’s 41-year-old Bekele – who has raced to 3 Olympic titles on the monitor and a outstanding 17 world titles in outside and indoor monitor and cross-country – was second in 2:04.15, whereas Britain’s Emile Cairess took third in 2:06.46.

Marcel Hug received the lads’s wheelchair race, whereas Swiss staff mate Catherine Debrunner received the ladies’s occasion.

Greater than 50,000 elite and charitable runners are taking to the streets of the capital on what’s forecast to be a dry and vivid Sunday with cool temperatures of 12C. A world report 578,000 folks entered the poll for this occasion, making it the most well-liked marathon on this planet.

Observe all the most recent updates from the London Marathon beneath.


London Marathon 2024

That’s all for now – we go away you with the report of a record-breaking day within the capital:

Lawrence Ostlere21 April 2024 15:09


Cairess dedicates Marathon efficiency to cousin

Emile Cairess devoted his beautiful run on the London Marathon to his cousin, who was left in a coma after a automotive crash earlier this 12 months.

Cairess completed third within the second quickest time by a British man in two hours, six minutes and 46 seconds.

The run ought to rubber-stamp his place Nice Britain staff for this summer time’s Olympics. However Cairess’ rapid ideas had been along with his 22-year-old cousin, Oliver Burton, who continues to be in hospital however out of intensive care.

“He’s my little cousin, like a bit brother to me, and a few months in the past he was in a foul accident,” stated Cairess, 26. “He was in a coma for a few month and simply got here out of ICU just a few days in the past,

“It was so demanding, it was contact and go at some factors however he’s made a incredible restoration within the final couple of weeks. This morning I used to be actually emotional. Hopefully I’ve made him proud at present.”

Lawrence Ostlere21 April 2024 14:38


Emile Cairess and Mahamed Muhamed ebook Paris Olympic spots

British duo Emile Cairess and Mahamed Muhamed not solely completed a formidable third and fourth within the males’s race at present, but additionally set the second and third quickest occasions in British marathon operating historical past behind solely Mo Farah – they usually have executed sufficient to ebook their locations on the Paris Olympics this summer time.

Lawrence Ostlere21 April 2024 14:07


London Marathon 2024

Right here is the second all of it started at present, began by Olympic champion Kelly Holmes:

Second Olympic legend Kelly Holmes will get 2024 London Marathon underneath means

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David Weir speaks following his podium end

“I’m 45 in a few months so I’m actually pleased with my efficiency,” Weir tells the BBC, after ending third at present within the males’s wheelchair race.

“I’ve bought a brand new chair, a full carbon chair made by Sauber (F1 staff). With the wind at present, it cuts via really easy. It goes over bumps effectively. To get a brand new chair made for me has been a pleasure. I’ve modified my food plan, my coaching barely, I wanted to do this. A lot of modifications, however they’re all working.”

David Weir congratulates winner Marcel Hug (AP)

Lawrence Ostlere21 April 2024 13:40


Peres Jepchirchir smashes girls’s-only world report to win London Marathon

Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir smashed the ladies’s-only world report to win an exhilarating London Marathon.

The Kenyan kicked for house as she turned down The Mall and received in two hours, 16 minutes and 16 seconds. 4 runners had been in with a shout down the ultimate straight and Ethiopia’s Tigst Assefa got here in second, forward of Joyciline Jepkosgel in third with Megertu Alemu fourth.

The earlier world report for a women-only race was 2hrs 17mins 01secs by Mary Jepkosgei Keitany in London in 2017.

Lawrence Ostlere21 April 2024 13:15


London Marathon 2024

So the elite racing is over, and it’s the lots streaming in the direction of the end line now. These speedy ones aiming for the three-hour mark shall be homing in on The Mall now…

The London Marathon crosses Tower Bridge (Aaron Chown/PA Wire)
A Minion in motion (Zac Goodwin/PA Wire)

Lawrence Ostlere21 April 2024 13:02


London Marathon 2024

The second Peres Jepchirchir set a brand new world report:

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British duo shine in males’s race

In excellent news for British operating, Emile Cairess and Mahamed Muhamed end third and fourth – setting the second and third quickest occasions in British marathon operating historical past behind solely Mo Farah – they usually have executed sufficient to ebook their locations on the Paris Olympics this summer time.

Emile Cairess completed third on the London Marathon (Getty Photos)

Lawrence Ostlere21 April 2024 12:10


Alexander Mutiso Munyao wins London Marathon!

Alexander Mutiso Munyao falls to his knees and marks a cross on his chest. It’s by far the largest win of the 27-year-old’s life, and is made all of the extra poignant by the dying of his teammate and final 12 months’s winner, Kelvin Kiptum.

Alexander Mutiso Munyao noticed off Kenyaenisa Bekele (Getty Photos)

Lawrence Ostlere21 April 2024 12:07

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