Felix Kipchirchir Kandie won the marathon in Athens with a time of 2:10:37. With this time, he set a new corse record. The previous record had been set during the olympic Games in 2004 by Italian runner Stefano Baldini. Kandie lead a group of Kenyan on the finish line. Raymond Kimutai Bett took the second place in 2:12:34 and Josphat Kiptanui Too Chobei the third in 2:15:38.
In the women’s race, the winner was Maiyo Naomi Jepkogei in 3:41:06. The second place went to Rotich Nancy Joan (2:41:29) and the third to Chobei Linah Jerop (2:42:41).
|1||KANDIE FELIX KIPCHIRCHIR||02:10:37|
|2||BETT RAYMOND KIMUTAI||02:12:34|
|3||CHOBEI JOSPHAT KIPTANUI TOO||02:15:38|
|4||KORIR JULIUS KIPLAGAT||02:15:51|
|5||ABEBE AMARE ENEAYEHU||02:16:31|
|6||GEZU BELETE MEKONEN||02:19:46|
|7||NEGEWO URGA ARARISA||02:20:21|
|9||MWANGI ROBERT MATU||02:21:18|
|1||MAIYO NAOMI JEPKOGEI||02:41:06|
|2||ROTICH NANCY JOAN||02:41:29|
|3||CHIRCHIR LINAH JEROP||02:42:41|
|4||TEDLA KIDIST FISEHA||02:43:46|