2019 Chicago Marathon

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42nd Chicago Marathon
VenueChicago, United States
DateOctober 13, 2019
Champions
MenLawrence Cherono (Elite)
Daniel Romanchuk (Wheelchair)
WomenBrigid Kosgei (Elite)
Manuela Schar (Wheelchair)
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The 2019 Chicago Marathon, the 42nd annual event of the Chicago Marathon, was held in Chicago, Illinois, United States on October 13, 2019. The men's race was won by Kenya's Lawrence Cherono while the women's race was won by Kenya's Brigid Kosgei.[1]

Summary[edit]

Lawrence Cherono of Kenya won the 2019 Chicago Marathon by one second in a time of 2:05:45 ahead of Dejene Debela and three seconds ahead of Asefa Mengstu both from Ethiopia.[2]

Brigid Kosgei won the women's race with a personal-best time. Brigid Kosgei breaks Paula Radcliffe's world record marathon record.[3]

Daniel Romanchuk won the men's wheelchair race and Manuela Schar claimed the women's equivalent.

Results[edit]

The results were as follows.[4]

Men[edit]

Men's top-10
Position Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Lawrence Cherono  Kenya 2:05:45
2nd, silver medalist(s) Dejene Debela  Ethiopia 2:05:46
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Asefa Mengstu  Ethiopia 2:05:48
4 Bedan Karoki Muchiri  Kenya 2:05:53
5 Bashir Abdi  Belgium 2:06:14
6 Seifu Tura  Ethiopia 2:08:35
7 Dickson Chumba  Kenya 2:09:11
8 Mo Farah  United Kingdom 2:09:58
9 Jacob Riley  United States 2:10:36
10 Jerrell Mock  United States 2:10:37

Women[edit]

Women's top-10
Position Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Brigid Kosgei  Kenya 2:14:04 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ababel Yeshaneh  Ethiopia 2:20:51
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Gelete Burka  Ethiopia 2:20:55
4 Emma Bates  United States 2:25:27
5 Fionnuala McCormack  Ireland 2:26:47
6 Stephanie Bruce  United States 2:27:47
7 Lindsay Flanagan  United States 2:28:08
8 Laura Thweatt  United States 2:29:06
9 Lisa Weightman  Australia 2:29:45
10 Taylor Ward  United States 2:30:14

Wheelchair men[edit]

Position Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Daniel Romanchuk  United States 1:30:26
2nd, silver medalist(s) David Weir  Great Britain 1:33:31
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ernst van Dyk  South Africa 1:33:32

Wheelchair women[edit]

Position Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Manuela Schär   Switzerland 1:41:08
2nd, silver medalist(s) Tatyana McFadden  United States 1:45:22
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Amanda McGrory  United States 1:45:29

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mo Farah eighth in Chicago Marathon as Lawrence Cherono wins". BBC Sport. October 13, 2019. Retrieved October 13, 2019.
  2. ^ McLaughlin, Eliott. "Kenya's Brigid Kosgei destroys women's world record at Chicago Marathon". CNN. Chicago.
  3. ^ Brigid Kosgei breaks Paula Radcliffe's women's marathon record BBC Sport October 13, 3019
  4. ^ Chicago Marathon 2019 Results. Chicago Marathon

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