2013 World Championships in Athletics – Women's marathon

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Women's marathon
at the 2013 World Championships
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Start of the women marathon
Venue Luzhniki Stadium
Dates 10 August (final)
Competitors 70 from 34 nations
Winning time 2:25:44
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
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The women's marathon at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Luzhniki Stadium and Moscow streets on 10 August.[1]

The first event of these World Championships started under hot and humid conditions at 2 in the afternoon. The race was dominated by the front running of 37-year-old Italian Valeria Straneo, leading at every split point.[2] Like the 2012 Olympics, this did not look like the day for defending champion Edna Kiplagat, by 10K she had already dropped almost 30 seconds off the pace set by a large pack of leaders. By 15K, Kiplagat had joined the pack of 7 leaders, which also included Jia Chaofeng, Lucy Wangui Kabuu, Valentine Jepkorir Kipketer, Meselech Melkamu, Feyse Tadese and Kayoko Fukushi with the rest of the field being single or double marathoners, without any chase group. The pack lost individuals, Jia was the first to exit, followed by Tadese, Kipketer and Kabuu. By the time Fukushi lost some ground, the closest remaining chaser was her teammate Ryoko Kizaki over a minute back. When Melkamu left, she left quickly leaving a two woman race to the finish. In the shadow of the stadium, Kiplagat pulled away from Straneo through the Olympic Park to a 14-second victory, Fukushi about 2 minutes back to get the bronze. Kiplagat is the first woman to repeat as champion in the marathon.[3]

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the records were as follows:[4]

World record  Paula Radcliffe (GBR) 2:15:25 London, United Kingdom 13 April 2003
Championship record  Paula Radcliffe (GBR) 2:20:57 Helsinki, Finland 14 August 2005
World Leading  Priscah Jeptoo (KEN) 2:20:15 London, United Kingdom 21 April 2013
African Record  Mary Jepkosgei Keitany (KEN) 2:18:37 London, United Kingdom 22 April 2012
Asian Record  Mizuki Noguchi (JPN) 2:19:12 Berlin, Germany 25 September 2005
North, Central American and Caribbean record  Deena Kastor (USA) 2:19:36 London, United Kingdom 23 April 2006
South American record  Inés Melchor (PER) 2:28:54 London, United Kingdom 5 August 2012
European Record  Paula Radcliffe (GBR) 2:15:25 London, United Kingdom 13 April 2003
Oceanian record  Benita Willis (AUS) 2:22:36 Chicago, United States 22 October 2006

Qualification standards[edit]

Time[5]
2:43:00

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
10 August 2013 14:00 Final

Results[edit]

KEY: NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Final[edit]

The race was started at 14:00.[6]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st Edna Kiplagat  Kenya 2:25:44
2nd Valeria Straneo  Italy 2:25:58 SB
3rd Kayoko Fukushi  Japan 2:27:45
4 Ryoko Kizaki  Japan 2:31:28
5 Alessandra Aguilar  Spain 2:32:38
6 Emma Quaglia  Italy 2:34:16 SB
7 Madaí Pérez  Mexico 2:34:23 SB
8 Kim Hye-Gyong  North Korea 2:35:49
9 Deena Kastor  United States 2:36:12 SB
10 Susan Partridge  Great Britain 2:36:24
11 Jessica Trengove  Australia 2:37:11 SB
12 Diana Lobačevskė  Lithuania 2:37:48
13 Aberu Kebede  Ethiopia 2:38:04
14 Kim Hye-Song  North Korea 2:38:28
15 Lishan Dula  Bahrain 2:38:47 SB
16 Sonia Samuels  Great Britain 2:38:47 SB
17 Sin Yong-Sun  North Korea 2:39:22
18 Dorothy McMahan  United States 2:39:52 SB
19 Ding Changqin  China 2:40:13
20 Živilė Balčiūnaitė  Lithuania 2:41:09 SB
21 Albina Mayorova  Russia 2:41:19
22 Nadezhda Leonteva  Russia 2:42:49
23 Jeannette Faber  United States 2:44:03 SB
24 Lucy Wangui Kabuu  Kenya 2:44:06 SB
25 Alina Armas  Namibia 2:45:09
26 Alevtina Biktimirova  Russia 2:45:11
27 Tatyana Aryasova  Russia 2:45:27
28 Wei Xiaojie  China 2:46:46
29 Kalliopi Astropekaki  Greece 2:47:12
30 Remalda Kergytė  Lithuania 2:47:30
31 Kateryna Karmanenko  Ukraine 2:48:18 SB
32 Kim Seong-Eun  South Korea 2:48:46
33 Carmen Oliveras  France 2:48:58
34 Cao Mojie  China 2:49:15
35 Renate Wyss   Switzerland 2:50:41
36 Karina Córdoba  Argentina 2:51:07 SB
37 Mary Davies  New Zealand 2:51:24
38 Iuliia Andreeva  Kyrgyzstan 2:53:16
39 Erika Abril  Colombia 2:55:13
40 Lauren Shelley  Australia 2:55:40 SB
41 Karina Neipán  Argentina 2:56:02 SB
42 Tanith Maxwell  South Africa 2:56:37 SB
43 Zuleima Amaya  Venezuela 2:58:22
44 Lanni Marchant  Canada 3:01:54 SB
45 Nicole Chapple  Australia 3:05:49
46 Daneja Grandovec  Slovenia 3:10:46 SB
47 Nebiat Habtemariam  Eritrea DQ [7]
48 Érika Olivera  Chile DNF
48 Chen Yu-Hsuan  Chinese Taipei DNF
48 He Yinli  China DNF
48 Jia Chaofeng  China DNF
48 Jane Fardell  Australia DNF
48 Yolymar Pineda  Venezuela DNF
48 Valentine Jepkorir Kipketer  Kenya DNF
48 María Peralta  Argentina DNF
48 Leena Ekandjo  Namibia DNF
48 Feyse Tadese  Ethiopia DNF
48 Kim Mi-Gyong  North Korea DNF
48 Meselech Melkamu  Ethiopia DNF
48 Tiki Gelana  Ethiopia DNF
48 Mizuki Noguchi  Japan DNF
48 Meseret Hailu  Ethiopia DNF
48 Luvsanlkhündegiin Otgonbayar  Mongolia DNF
48 Sultan Haydar  Turkey DNF
48 Ümmü Kiraz  Turkey DNF
48 Helalia Johannes  Namibia DNF
48 Slađana Perunović  Montenegro DNF
48 Krista Duchene  Canada DNF
48 Beata Naigambo  Namibia DNF
48 Maria McCambridge  Ireland DNF
49 Patricia Morceli Bühler   Switzerland DNS
49 Rosa Chacha  Ecuador DNS

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