1987 World Championships in Athletics – Women's marathon

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Events at the
1987 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
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 Women's Marathon at the 1987 World Championships in Rome, Italy was held on Saturday August 29, 1987.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Portugal Rosa Mota
Portugal (POR)
Silver Soviet Union Zoya Ivanova
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze France Jocelyne Villeton
France (FRA)

Abbreviations[edit]

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

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1987 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Ingrid Kristiansen (NOR) 2:21:06 April 21, 1985 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Event Record  Grete Waitz (NOR) 2:28:09 August 7, 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Season Best  Ingrid Kristiansen (NOR) 2:22:48 May 10, 1987 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Broken records at the 1987 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Rosa Mota (POR) 2:25:17 August 29, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy

Intermediates[edit]

Final ranking[edit]

Rank Athlete Time Note
1st, gold medalist(s)  Rosa Mota (POR) 2:25:17 CR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Zoya Ivanova (URS) 2:32:38
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Jocelyne Villeton (FRA) 2:32:53
4  Bente Moe (NOR) 2:33:21
5  Yelena Tsukhlo (URS) 2:33:55
6  Yekaterina Khramenkova (URS) 2:34:23
7  Nancy Ditz (USA) 2:34:54
8  Sinikka Keskitalo (FIN) 2:35:16
9  Karolina Szabo (HUN) 2:36:18
10  Miyuki Yamashita (JPN) 2:36:55
11  Angie Pain (GBR) 2:38:12
12  Antonella Bizioli (ITA) 2:38:52
13  Mercedes Calleja (ESP) 2:38:58
14  Uta Pippig (GDR) 2:39:30
15  Agnes Pardaens (BEL) 2:39:52
16  Odette Lapierre (CAN) 2:40:20
17  Paula Fudge (GBR) 2:42:42
18  Genoveva Eichenmann (SUI) 2:43:07
19  Maria Luisa Irizar (ESP) 2:43:54
20  Emma Scaunich (ITA) 2:44:32
21  Evy Palm (SWE) 2:44:41
22  Veronique Marot (GBR) 2:45:02
23  Gabriela Wolf (FRG) 2:45:13
24  Christine Kennedy (IRL) 2:45:47
25  Hazel Stewart (NZL) 2:48:41
26  Eriko Asai (JPN) 2:48:44
27  Marcianne Mukamurenzi (RWA) 2:49:38 NR
28  Rita Borralho (POR) 2:52:26
29  Dorothy Goertzen (CAN) 2:53:11
30  Cornelia Melis (ARU) 2:59:31
31  Gina Coello (HON) 3:01:53 NR
32  Maria del Pilar Menendez (GUA) 3:16:20
33  Juli Ogbourn (GUM) 3:50:56
DID NOT FINISH (DNF)
 Cathy Twomey (USA) DNF
 Lisa Martin (AUS) DNF
 Renata Kokowska (POL) DNF
 Kimberly Rosenquist-Jones (USA) DNF
 Maria Rebelo (FRA) DNF
 Rita Marchisio (ITA) DNF
 Monika Schäfer (FRG) DNF
 Angélica de Almeida (BRA) DNF
 Susan Stone (CAN) DNF

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