Breaking News: Kelvin Kiptum shatters records with second fastest marathon time ever, while Sifan Hassan stuns in women’s race victory!
The 2023 London Marathon was a true showcase of athletic excellence, as both male and female runners took to the streets of the city to compete at the highest level. In the men’s race, Kenyan runner Kelvin Kiptum made history with his second-fastest marathon time ever, finishing in a remarkable 2:02:30.
The women’s race was equally impressive, with Ethiopian runner Sifan Hassan taking home the victory in an awe-inspiring 2:19:57.
Results of London Marathon 2023 – Key points highlighted.
The 2023 London Marathon saw some impressive performances from both male and female runners.
Kelvin Kiptum ran the second fastest marathon ever, finishing the race with a time of 2:02:30.
Sifan Hassan pulled off a remarkable victory in the women’s race, crossing the finish line in 2:19:57.
The top five male finishers were all under 2:05, with a strong showing from Kenya and Ethiopia.
The women’s race also saw strong competition, with the top five finishers all under 2:20.
The London Marathon continues to be one of the world’s most prestigious marathons, attracting top talent from around the world.
Eilish McColgan wins London Marathon women’s race
Eilish McColgan, a Scottish runner, has won the women’s race at the London Marathon held on April 23, 2023.
McColgan, 32, finished the race in 2 hours, 23 minutes, and 51 seconds, beating her previous personal best by over a minute.
She led the race from the start and was never challenged by the other runners.
McColgan sets new personal best and Scottish record
Eilish McColgan set a new personal best and Scottish record in the London Marathon women’s race on April 23, 2023.
Her time of 2 hours, 23 minutes, and 51 seconds beat her previous personal best by over a minute.
The previous Scottish record was 2 hours, 24 minutes, and 52 seconds, which was set by Liz McColgan, Eilish’s mother, in 1997.
McColgan’s victory secures place in Olympics
Eilish McColgan’s win in the London Marathon women’s race on April 23, 2023 secured her place in the upcoming Olympics.
The Olympic marathon qualifying time for women is 2 hours, 29 minutes, and 30 seconds.
McColgan’s time of 2 hours, 23 minutes, and 51 seconds is well under the qualifying time, making her eligible to represent Great Britain at the Olympics.