Juma Ikangaa

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Juma Ikangaa
Personal information
Born July 19, 1957

Juma Ikangaa (born July 19, 1957 in Dodoma) is a marathon runner from Tanzania, a sentimental favorite in Boston after finishing second three years in a row at the Boston Marathon from 1988-1990. A great trainer, Ikangaa said "The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare."[1]

Marathon highlights[edit]

  • Fukuoka - winner (1986), second place (1983)
  • Tokyo - winner (1984, 1986); second place (1988)

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Tanzania
1982 African Championships Cairo, Egypt 1st Marathon 2:21:05
Commonwealth Games Brisbane, Australia 2nd Marathon 2:09:30
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 15th Marathon 2:13:11
Melbourne Marathon Melbourne, Australia 1st Marathon 2:13:50
1984 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 1st Marathon 2:10:49
Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 6th Marathon 2:11:10
Melbourne Marathon Melbourne, Australia 1st Marathon 2:15:31
1986 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 1st Marathon 2:08:10
Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka, Japan 1st Marathon 2:10:06
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 6th Marathon 2:13:43
Beijing Marathon Beijing, PR China 1st Marathon 2:12:19
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 7th Marathon 2:13:06
Boston Marathon Boston, United States 2nd Marathon
1989 New York City Marathon New York, United States 1st Marathon 2:08:01
Boston Marathon Boston, United States 2nd Marathon
1990 Boston Marathon Boston, United States 2nd Marathon
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 34th Marathon 2:19:34
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 21st Marathon 2:24:23
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 43rd Marathon 2:30:53

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Sandrock, "Juma Ikangaa," in Running With the Legends, 403-420 (Human Kinetics 1996).

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