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Berlin Marathon 2023 results; WR for Assefa, 5th title for Kipchoge

The Berlin Marathon 2023 results was the highlight of the weekend as Ethiopia's Tigst Assefa smashed the women's world record and Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge won a 5th men's title on Sunday.

Glen Andrews

Tigst Assefa breaks marathon world record at Berlin Marathon 2023 results
Tigst Assefa breaks marathon world record at Berlin Marathon 2023

BERLIN (Sept. 24) — Results from the women’s and men’s races at the Berlin Marathon 2023 on Sunday. Ethiopia’s Tigst Assefa shattered the women’s world record with a brilliant 2:11:53, while Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge won a 5th title in the German capital.

Assefa entered the race in prime shape, and the 29-year-old bolted home to a new benchmark after taking more than two minutes off the previous world record time of 2:14:04 set by Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei in the 2019 Chicago Marathon.

Read more: Tigst Assefa smashes world record at Berlin Marathon 2023; Eliud Kipchoge wins 5th title

Kenyan runner Sheila Chepkirui was nearly six minutes behind today in second place in 2:17:49, while third went to Magdalena Shauri of Tanzania in 2:18:41.

Meanwhile, Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge secured a record fifth Berlin Marathon title, clocking in at 2:02:42 to beat countryman Vincent Kipkemoi, who posted 2:03:13 for second place and Ethiopia’s Tadese Takele, who ended at 2:03:24.

Berlin Marathon 2023 Results – Men

PlaceNameCountryTime
1Eliud KipchogeKenya2:02:42
2Vincent KipkemoiKenya2:03:13
3Tadese TakeleEthiopia2:03:24
4Ronald KorirKenya2:04:22
5Haftu TekluEthiopia2:04:42
6Andualem Belay ShiferawEthiopia2:04:44
7Amos KiprutoKenya2:04:49
8Philemon KiplimoKenya2:04:56
9Amanal PetrosGermany2:04:58
10Bonface Kimutai KiplimoKenya2:05:05
11Tadesse AbrahamSwitzerland2:05:10
12Okubay TsegayEritrea2:05:20
13Josphat BoitKenya2:05:42
14Tadu AbateEthiopia2:05:44
15Justus KangogoKenya2:05:57
16Michael SomersBelgium2:08:09
17Denis ChirchirKenya2:08:22
18Samuel FitwiGermany2:08:28
19Dominic NyairoKenya2:08:47
20Hendrik PfeifferGermany2:08:48
21Silas SugutKenya2:09:32
22Weynay GhebresilasieUnited Kingdom2:09:50
23Erenjia JiaChina2:09:54
24Teshome MekonenUnited States2:10:16
25Samuel RussomSweden2:10:24

Berlin Marathon 2023 Results – Women

PlaceNameCountryTime
1Tigst AssefaEthiopia2:11:53 WR
2Sheila ChepkiruiKenya2:17:49
3Magdalena ShauriTanzania (Arusha Club)2:18:41
4Zeineba YimerEthiopia2:19:07
5Senbere TeferiEthiopia2:19:21
6Dera DidaEthiopia2:19:24
7Workenesh EdesaEthiopia2:19:40
8Helen BekeleEthiopia2:19:44
9Charlotte PurdueUnited Kingdom (Melbourne Track Club)2:22:17
10Fikrte WeretaEthiopia2:23:01
11Hitomi NiiyaJapan2:23:08
12Delvine MeringorRomania2:23:25
13Malindi ElmoreCanada2:23:30
14Domenika MayerGermany (Polizei Bayern)2:23:47
15Fabienne SchlumpfSwitzerland2:25:27
16Angie OrjuelaColombia2:25:35
17Annie FrisbieUSA (Minnesota Distance Elite)2:27:02
18Jacqueline GaughanUSA2:27:08
19Debbie SchönebornGermany (Marathon Team Berlin)2:27:35
20Yevheniia ProkofievaUkraine2:28:59
21Jane BareikisUSA (Nameless TC)2:29:00
22Anaïs QuemenerFrance (La Meute Running)2:29:32
23Marina KhmelevskayaUzbekistan (Athletics UZB)2:29:28
24Laura HottenrottGermany (PSV Grün Weiß Kassel)2:29:38
25Louise SmallUnited Kingdom (Aldershot Farnham & Distr)2:30:54

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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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