1991 World Championships in Athletics – Men's marathon

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Events at the
1991 World Championships
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

The Men's Marathon at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo, Japan was held on September 1, 1991. The race started at 18.00h local time.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Japan Hiromi Taniguchi
Japan (JPN)
Silver Djibouti Hussein Ahmed Salah
Djibouti (DJI)
Bronze United States Steve Spence
United States (USA)

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All times shown are in hours:minutes:seconds
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
WL world leading
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1991 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Belayneh Densamo (ETH) 2:06:50 April 17, 1988 Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
Event Record  Robert de Castella (AUS) 2:10:03 August 14, 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Season Best  Koichi Morishita (JPN) 2:08:53 February 3, 1991 Japan Oita, Japan

Intermediates[edit]

Results[edit]

Rank Name Result
Gold medal icon.svg  Hiromi Taniguchi (JPN) 2:14:57
Silver medal icon.svg  Hussein Ahmed Salah (DJI) 2:15:26
Bronze medal icon.svg  Steve Spence (USA) 2:15:36
4.  Jan Huruk (POL) 2:15:47
5.  Futoshi Shinohara (JPN) 2:15:52
6.  Salvatore Bettiol (ITA) 2:15:58
7.  Maurilio Castillo (MEX) 2:16:15
8.  Gelindo Bordin (ITA) 2:17:03
9.  Tekeye Gebrselassie (ETH) 2:18:37
10.  Konrad Dobler (GER) 2:19:01
11.  Steve Moneghetti (AUS) 2:19:18
12.  Sam Carey (GBR) 2:20:02
13.  Peter Maher (CAN) 2:20:31
14.  Diego García (ESP) 2:21:16
15.  Dominique Chauvelier (FRA) 2:21:37
16.  Tonnie Dirks (NED) 2:22:17
17.  Elphas Ginindza (SWZ) 2:22:43
18.  Stephan Freigang (GER) 2:23:13
19.  Kim Won-Tak (KOR) 2:23:14
20.  Dave Buzza (GBR) 2:23:24
21.  Vladimir Bukhanov (URS) 2:24:26
22.  Motsemme Kgaotsang (BOT) 2:25:28
23.  Kim Reynierse (ARU) 2:26:50
24.  Martin Vrabel (TCH) 2:26:56
25.  Gian Luigi Macina (SMR) 2:28:40
26.  Steve Taylor (USA) 2:29:09
27.  Myint Kan (MYA) 2:29:14
28.  William Aguirre (NCA) 2:29:35
29.  Aleksandr Vychuzhanin (URS) 2:32:37
30.  Alberto Cuba (CUB) 2:32:57
31.  Krishna Bahadur Basnet (NEP) 2:33:13
32.  Fai Yeung Ng (HKG) 2:34:26
33.  Freddy Lujan (BOL) 2:36:54
34.  Gi-Sheng Hsu (TPE) 2:37:20
35.  Roland Wille (LIE) 2:48:12
36.  Abdillah Soilihi (COM) 2:56:36
 Faasalele Fuauli (WSM) DNF
 Alessio Faustini (ITA) DNF
 Manuel Matias (POR) DNF
 Abebe Mekonnen (ETH) DNF
 Takeyuki Nakayama (JPN) DNF
 Antoni Niemczak (POL) DNF
 Jörg Peter (GER) DNF
 Joaquim Pinheiro (POR) DNF
 Francisco Romera (ESP) DNF
 Yakov Tolstikov (URS) DNF
 Carlos Ayala (MEX) DNF
 Alfredo Shahanga (TAN) DNF
 Nivaldo Vieira (BRA) DNF
 Åke Eriksson (SWE) DNF
 Brad Hudson (USA) DNF
 Mohamed Kamel Selmi (ALG) DNF
 Ahmed Al Hamshani (JOR) DNF
 Simon Mrashani (TAN) DNF
 Kim Wan-Ki (KOR) DNF
 Laurenio Beserra (BRA) DNF
 Jean-Luc Assemat (FRA) DNF
 Tesfaye Dadi (ETH) DNF
 Daniel Böltz (SUI) DNF
 Manny Lolin (MAS) DNF

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