2007 World Championships in Athletics – Men's marathon

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Events at the
2007 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
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100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
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3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4×100 m relay men women
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Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
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Triple jump men women
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Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
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Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

The Men's Marathon event at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics took place on August 25, 2007 in the streets of Osaka, Japan. The weather conditions were difficult, with 28 degrees C (82 °F) and 72 per cent humidity at the start of the race. The temperature rose to 30 degrees C (86 °F) towards the end of the race, and many competitors failed to finish the race.

Medallists[edit]

Gold Kenya Luke Kibet (KEN)
Silver Qatar Mubarak Hassan Shami (QAT)
Bronze Switzerland Viktor Röthlin (SUI)

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 2007 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Paul Tergat (KEN) 2:04:55 September 28, 2003 Germany Berlin, Germany
Event Record  Jaouad Gharib (MAR) 2:08:31 August 30, 2003 France Paris, France
Season Best  Mubarak Hassan Shami (QAT) 2:07:19 April 15, 2007 France Paris, France

Intermediates[edit]

Final ranking[edit]

Rank Athlete Time Note
1st Kenya Luke Kibet (KEN) 2:15:59  
2nd Qatar Mubarak Hassan Shami (QAT) 2:17:18  
3rd Switzerland Viktor Röthlin (SUI) 2:17:25  
4 Eritrea Yared Asmerom (ERI) 2:17:41  
5 Japan Tsuyoshi Ogata (JPN) 2:17:42 SB
6 Japan Satoshi Osaki (JPN) 2:18:06 SB
7 Japan Toshinari Suwa (JPN) 2:18:35 SB
8 Kenya William Kiplagat (KEN) 2:19:21  
9 Finland Janne Holmén (FIN) 2:19:36  
10 Spain José Manuel Martínez (ESP) 2:20:25  
11 United Kingdom Dan Robinson (GBR) 2:20:30  
12 Uganda Alex Malinga (UGA) 2:20:36  
13 Japan Tomoyuki Sato (JPN) 2:20:53  
14 Ethiopia Gashaw Asfaw (ETH) 2:20:58  
15 South Korea Park Ju-Young (KOR) 2:21:49  
16 Zimbabwe Mike Fokoroni (ZIM) 2:21:52  
17 Spain José Ríos (ESP) 2:22:21 SB
18 Brazil José de Souza (BRA) 2:22:24  
19 Israel Seteng Ayele (ISR) 2:22:27  
20 Libya Ali Mabrouk El Zaidi (LBA) 2:22:50
21 United States Mbarak Kipkorir Hussein (USA) 2:23:04 SB
22 Portugal Alberto Chaíça (POR) 2:23:22 SB
23 United States Mike Morgan (USA) 2:23:28 SB
24 South Korea Kim Young-Chun (KOR) 2:24:25  
25 Tanzania Samson Ramadhani (TAN) 2:25:51  
26 South Korea Lee Myong-Seung (KOR) 2:25:54  
27 South Africa Hendrick Ramaala (RSA) 2:26:00  
28 Chinese Taipei Chang Chia-Che (TPE) 2:26:22  
29 Bahrain Khalid Kamal Yaseen (BHR) 2:26:32 SB
30 Tanzania Getuli Bayo (TAN) 2:26:56  
31 Ethiopia Dejene Berhanu (ETH) 2:27:50 SB
32 United States Kyle O'Brien (USA) 2:28:28 SB
33 China Su Wei (CHN) 2:28:41 SB
34 Israel Wodage Zvadya (ISR) 2:29:21  
35 Portugal Luís Feiteira (POR) 2:29:34  
36 China Deng Haiyang (CHN) 2:29:37 SB
37 Germany Ulrich Steidl (GER) 2:30:03  
38 Ethiopia Ambesse Tolosa (ETH) 2:30:20  
39 Tanzania Michael Tluway Mislay (TAN) 2:30:33  
40 Israel Asaf Bimro (ISR) 2:31:34  
41 Qatar Yousf Othman Qader (QAT) 2:32:00  
42 Portugal Paulo Gomes (POR) 2:32:02  
43 China Li Zhuhong (CHN) 2:32:44  
44 Morocco Rachid Kisri (MAR) 2:32:57  
45 Morocco Abderrahime Bouramdane (MAR) 2:33:26  
46 Mexico Pablo Olmedo (MEX) 2:33:40  
47 Liechtenstein Marcel Tschopp (LIE) 2:33:42  
48 Andorra Antoni Bernadó (AND) 2:34:28  
49 China Ren Longyun (CHN) 2:35:22  
50 United States Fernando Cabada Jr (USA) 2:35:48 SB
51 United Kingdom Peter Riley (GBR) 2:36:00 SB
52 Kenya Laban Kagika (KEN) 2:37:13  
53 South Africa George Mofokeng (RSA) 2:40:22  
54 Mexico Rito Regules (MEX) 2:45:26  
55 Mongolia Bat-Ochiryn Ser-Od (MGL) 2:49:06 SB
56 Japan Mitsuru Kubota (JPN) 2:59:40  
57 Lesotho Tumi Malefetsane (LES) 3:03:47  
DID NOT FINISH (DNF)
French Polynesia Patrick Dupouy (PYF) DNF  
Brazil Geovanni Santos (BRA) DNF  
South Africa Zongamele Dyubeni (RSA) DNF  
Uganda Amos Masai (UGA) DNF  
China Zheng Yunshan (CHN) DNF  
Finland Francis Kirwa (FIN) DNF  
Bahrain Abdulhak Zakaria (BHR) DNF  
Turkey Abdil Ceylan (TUR) DNF  
Burundi Joachim Nshimirimana (BDI) DNF  
Cape Verde Nelson Cruz (CPV) DNF  
Mexico Juan Gualberto Vargas (MEX) DNF  
Ethiopia Gudisa Shentema (ETH) DNF  
Morocco Khalid El Boumlili (MAR) DNF  
Germany Martin Beckmann (GER) DNF  
Kenya James Mwangi Macharia (KEN) DNF  
Italy Migidio Bourifa (ITA) DNF  
Ethiopia Tesfaye Tola (ETH) DNF  
Spain Óscar Martín (ESP) DNF  
Kenya Laban Kipkemboi (KEN) DNF  
South Africa Norman Dlomo (RSA) DNF  
Moldova Iaroslav Musinschi (MDA) DNF  
South Africa Bethuel Netshifhefhe (RSA) DNF  
Morocco Hicham Chatt (MAR) DNF  
Portugal Hélder Ornelas (POR) DNF  
Morocco Abderrahim Goumri (MAR) DNF  
Kazakhstan Takhir Mamashayev (KAZ) DNF  
Spain Julio Rey (ESP) DNF  
Estonia Pavel Loskutov (EST) DNF  
DID NOT START (DNS)
Portugal Luís Jesus (POR) DNS  
United States Simeon Kiplagat Sawe (USA) DNS  

Marathon World Cup[edit]

Place Country Athletes Time
1 Japan Japan (JPN) Tsuyoshi Ogata
Satoshi Osaki
Toshinari Suwa
(Tomoyuki Sato)
(Mitsuru Kubota)
Total
2:17:42
2:18:06
2:18:35
(2:20:53)
(2:59:40)
6:54:23
2 South Korea Korea (KOR) Park Ju-Young
Kim Young-Chun
Lee Myong-Seung
Total
2:21:49
2:24:25
2:25:54
7:12:08
3 Kenya Kenya (KEN) Luke Kibet
William Kiplagat
Laban Kagika
Total
2:15:59
2:19:21
2:37:13
7:12:33
4 United States United States (USA) Mbarak Kipkorir Hussein
Mike Morgan
Kyle O'Brien
(Fernando Cabada Jr)
Total
2:23:04
2:23:28
2:28:28
(2:35:48)
7:15:00
5 Ethiopia Ethiopia (ETH) Gashaw Asfaw
Dejene Berhanu
Ambesse Tolosa
Total
2:20:58
2:27:50
2:30:20
7:19:08
6 Tanzania Tanzania (TAN) Samson Ramadhani
Getuli Bayo
Michael Tluway Mislay
Total
2:25:51
2:26:56
2:30:33
7:23:20
7 Israel Israel (ISR) Ayele Seteng
Zvadya Wodage
Asaf Bimro
Total
2:22:27
2:29:21
2:31:34
7:23:22
8 Portugal Portugal (POR) Alberto Chaíça
Luís Feiteira
Paulo Gomes
Total
2:23:22
2:29:34
2:32:02
7:24:58
9 China PR of China (CHN) Su Wei
Deng Haiyang
Li Zhuhong
(Ren Longyun)
Total
2:28:41
2:29:37
2:32:44
(2:35:22)
7:31:02

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