List of winners of the Rotterdam Marathon

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This page lists the winners of the Rotterdam Marathon, which is a marathon annually held in Rotterdam, Netherlands since 1981.

The current course records of 2:04:27 (men) and 2:18:58 (women) are set in 2009 by Duncan Kibet and in 2012 by Tiki Gelana respectively.

Belayneh Densamo has won the marathon four times, Tegla Laroupe three times, and Robert de Castella and Carla Beurskens twice.

Men's winners[edit]

Joshua Chelanga receives the trophy after winning the 2007 marathon
William Kipsang after winning the 2008 marathon
Date Athlete Country Time Notes
23 May 1981 John Graham  United Kingdom 2:09:28 Course record
22 May 1982 Rodolfo Gómez  Mexico 2:11:57
9 April 1983 Robert de Castella  Australia 2:08:37 Course record
14 April 1984 Gidamis Shahanga  Tanzania 2:11:12
20 April 1985 Carlos Lopes  Portugal 2:07:12 Course record, world record
19 April 1986 Abebe Mekonnen  Ethiopia 2:09:09
18 April 1987 Belayneh Dinsamo  Ethiopia 2:12:58
17 April 1988 Belayneh Dinsamo  Ethiopia 2:06:50 Course record, world record, 2nd victory
16 April 1989 Belayneh Dinsamo  Ethiopia 2:08:39 3rd victory
22 April 1990 Hiromi Taniguchi  Japan 2:10:56
21 April 1991 Robert de Castella  Australia 2:09:42 2nd victory
5 April 1992 Salvador García  Mexico 2:09:16
18 April 1993 Dionicio Cerón  Mexico 2:11:06
17 April 1994 Vincent Rousseau  Belgium 2:07:51
23 April 1995 Martín Fiz  Spain 2:08:57
28 April 1996 Belayneh Dinsamo  Ethiopia 2:10:30 4th victory
20 April 1997 Domingos Castro  Portugal 2:07:51
19 April 1998 Fabián Roncero  Spain 2:07:26
18 April 1999 Japhet Kosgei  Kenya 2:07:09
16 April 2000 Kenneth Cheruiyot  Kenya 2:08:22
22 April 2001 Josephat Kiprono  Kenya 2:06:50 Equal to course record
21 April 2002 Simon Biwott  Kenya 2:08:36
13 April 2003 William Kiplagat  Kenya 2:07:42
4 April 2004 Felix Limo  Kenya 2:06:14 Course record
10 April 2005 Jimmy Muindi  Kenya 2:07:50
9 April 2006 Sammy Korir  Kenya 2:06:38
15 April 2007 Joshua Chelanga  Kenya 2:08:21
13 April 2008 William Kipsang  Kenya 2:05:49 Course record
5 April 2009 Duncan Kibet  Kenya 2:04:27 Course record
11 April 2010 Patrick Makau  Kenya 2:04:48
10 April 2011 Wilson Chebet  Kenya 2:05:27
15 April 2012 Yemane Tsegay  Ethiopia 2:04:48 [1]
14 April 2013 Tilahun Regassa  Ethiopia 2:05:38
13 April 2014 Eliud Kipchoge  Kenya 2:05:00
12 April 2015 Abera Kuma  Ethiopia 2:06:47
10 April 2016 Marius Kipserem  Kenya 2:06:11
9 April 2017 Marius Kimutai  Kenya 2:06:04

Women's winners[edit]

Hiromi Ominami during her winning race in 2007
Lyubov Morgunova during her winning race in 2008
Date Athlete Country Time Notes
23 May 1981 Marja Wokke  Netherlands 2:43:23 Course record
22 May 1982 Mathilde Heuing Germany West Germany 2:54:03
9 April 1983 Rosa Mota  Portugal 2:32:27 Course record
14 April 1984 Carla Beurskens  Netherlands 2:34:56
20 April 1985 Wilma Rusman  Netherlands 2:35:32
19 April 1986 Ellinor Ljungros  Sweden 2:41:06
18 April 1987 Nelly Aerts  Belgium 2:41:24
17 April 1988 Xiao Hongyan  China 2:37:46
16 April 1989 Elena Murgoci  Romania 2:32:03 Course record
22 April 1990 Carla Beurskens  Netherlands 2:29:47 Course record, 2nd victory
21 April 1991 Joke Kleijweg  Netherlands 2:34:18
5 April 1992 Aurora Cunha  Portugal 2:29:14 Course record
18 April 1993 Anne van Schuppen  Netherlands 2:34:15
17 April 1994 Miyoko Asahina  Japan 2:25:52 Course record
23 April 1995 Mónica Pont  Spain 2:30:34
28 April 1996 Lieve Slegers  Belgium 2:28:06
20 April 1997 Tegla Laroupe  Kenya 2:22:07 Course record
19 April 1998 Tegla Laroupe  Kenya 2:20:47 Course record, world record, 2nd victory
18 April 1999 Tegla Laroupe  Kenya 2:22:48 3rd victory
16 April 2000 Ana Isabel Alonso  Spain 2:30:21
22 April 2001 Susan Chepkemei  Kenya 2:25:45
21 April 2002 Takami Ominami  Japan 2:23:43
13 April 2003 Olivera Jevtić  Serbia and Montenegro 2:25:23 National record
4 April 2004 Zhor El Kamch  Morocco 2:26:10
10 April 2005 Lornah Kiplagat  Netherlands 2:27:36
9 April 2006 Gishu Mindaye  Ethiopia 2:28:30
15 April 2007 Hiromi Ominami  Japan 2:26:36
13 April 2008 Lyubov Morgunova  Russia 2:25:10
5 April 2009 Nailiya Yulamanova  Russia 2:26:30
11 April 2010 Aberu Kebede  Ethiopia 2:25:25
10 April 2011 Philes Ongori  Kenya 2:24:20
15 April 2012 Tiki Gelana  Ethiopia 2:18:58 Course record,[1] National record
14 April 2013 Jemima Sumgong  Kenya 2:23:27
13 April 2014 Abebech Afework  Ethiopia 2:27:50
12 April 2015 Asami Kato  Japan 2:26:30
10 April 2016 Letebrhan Haylay  Ethiopia 2:26:15
9 April 2017 Meskerem Assefa  Ethiopia 2:24:18

Victories by nation[edit]

Country Men's winners Women's winners Total
 Kenya 16 6 22
 Ethiopia 8 6 14
 Netherlands 0 7 7
 Japan 1 4 5
 Spain 2 2 4
 Portugal 2 2 4
 Belgium 1 2 3
 Mexico 3 0 3
 Australia 2 0 2
 Russia 0 2 2
 China 0 1 1
 Morocco 0 1 1
 Romania 0 1 1
 Serbia and Montenegro 0 1 1
 Sweden 0 1 1
 Tanzania 1 0 1
 United Kingdom 1 0 1
Germany West Germany 0 1 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Dutch) "Adhane wint marathon Rotterdam", NOS Sport, 2012. Retrieved on 2012-04-15.