Comrades Marathon 2023 Results; Steyn and Dijana break records

The Comrades Marathon 2023 results and records as Tete Dijana and Gerda Steyn retained their respective titles with record-breaking performances on June 11.

Tete Dijana and Gerda Steyn achieved remarkable record-breaking victories in the 96th Comrades Marathon 2023 on Sunday, June 11th, setting new records in their respective races. Steyn secured the women’s title, crossing the finish line with a record-breaking time of 5:13:58.

This remarkable achievement marked her second Comrades Marathon victory. Steyn’s exceptional performance shattered Frith van der Merwe’s 34-year-old record, improving upon it by nearly 10 minutes. The previous record, established in 1989, stood at 5:54:43.

Adele Broodryk, who finished third in last year’s race, displayed an impressive performance and secured second place this year, completing the marathon in 5:56:26. Carla Molinaro claimed the third spot with a time of 6:00:23. – Read more: Lauren Paquette to make marathon debut at 2023 Grandma’s Marathon

In the men’s race, Tete Dijana successfully defended his Comrades Marathon title on Sunday morning. With a surge from the 15-kilometer mark, he crossed the finish line in a record-breaking time of 5:13:58. Dijana’s achievement surpassed David Gatebe’s best time of 5:18:19, set in 2016, by over four minutes.

Dutchman Piet Wiersma, who fiercely competed with Dijana for the title, secured second place with a time of 5:56:26. Carla Molinaro secured third place, finishing the race in 6:00:23. – Read more: When is the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon 2023 and how to watch?

Comrades Marathon 2023 Results

Men’s Topl 30 Results

  1. Tete Dijana – 5:13:58
  2. Piet Wiersma (Netherlands) – 5:14:01
  3. Edward Mothibi – 5:17:34
  4. Gordon Lesetedi – 5:20:43
  5. Rufus Photo – 5:21:48
  6. Johannes Makgetla – 5:23:34
  7. Teboho Sello – 5:24:23
  8. Aleksei Beresnev (Russia) – 5:24:41
  9. Gift Kelehe – 5:27:53
  10. Joseph Manyedi – 5:29:49
  11. Sikhumbuzo Seme – 5:30:05
  12. Nkosikhona Mhlakwana – 5:30:35
  13. David Gatebe – 5:30:50
  14. Laurindo Nunes Neto (Brazil) – 5:31:29
  15. Alex Milne (Great Britain) – 5:31:35
  16. Bongmusa Mthembu – 5:32:11
  17. Zukile Vellem – 5:36:14
  18. Sanele Sibisi – 5:37:13
  19. Elov Olsson (Sweden) – 5:38:05
  20. Jo Fukuda (Japan) – 5:39:14
  21. Siyabonga Mafuleka – 5:39:55
  22. Malusi Dlomo – 5:40:29
  23. Bafana Gumede – 5:40:36
  24. Mpho Mokoena – 5:40:38
  25. Proud Chauke – 5:41:52
  26. Wayne Spies – 5:42:01
  27. Robert Michael Simpson (Ireland) – 5:42:21
  28. Thobani Chagwe – 5:43:27
  29. Thokozani Mbambo – 5:44:23
  30. Ntakuseni Mudau – 5:45:03

Women’s Top 30 Results

  1. Gerda Steyn – 5:44:54
  2. Adele Broodryk – 5:56:26
  3. Carla Molinaro – 6:00:23
  4. Dominika Stelmach (Poland) – 6:06:02
  5. Caitriona Jennings (Ireland) – 6:10:27
  6. Alexandra Morozova (Russia) – 6:14:33
  7. Petra Pastorova (Czech Republic) – 6:22:34
  8. Noora Honkala (Finland) – 6:25:00
  9. Camille Chaigneau (France) – 6:26:58
  10. Jenet Mbhele – 6:27:14
  11. Galaletsang Mekgoe – 6:31:19
  12. Radka Churaňová (Czech Republic) – 6:31:58
  13. Deanne Laubscher – 6:36:56
  14. Diana Dzaviza (Austria) – 6:37:57
  15. Ann Ashworth – 6:42:14
  16. Yolande MacLean – 6:45:43
  17. Annerie Wooding – 6:48:58
  18. Lizzy Babili – 6:50:16
  19. Fikile Mbuthuma – 6:50:19
  20. Izabella Borisova – 6:51:40
  21. Melissah Gibson (Great Britain) – 6:51:49
  22. Kate Rees – 6:52:42
  23. Jeannie Henderson – 6:53:25
  24. Helene van Rooyen – 6:57:42
  25. Maretha Smit – 6:57:56
  26. Antoinette Kyriacou (Great Britain) – 7:01:01
  27. Abby Solms – 7:01:42
  28. Lethokuhle Letsoalo – 7:02:24
  29. Lene Swart – 7:02:52
  30. Renata Vosloo – 7:04:21
Glen Andrews
Glen Andrews

Glen Andrews is one of World-Track main writers for long distance and marathon running. Andrews, who competed in cross country during his High School and college years finds passion covering these events. He's also run a few marathons in his time, and still hopes to qualify for Boston.

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