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London Marathon 2024 results; Peres Jepchirchir sets world record

Here are the top London Marathon 2024 results on Sunday, 21 April. Peres Jepchirchir, the Olympic champion breaks the world record in a women-only marathon race with a stunning 2:16:16.

Glen Andrews

Peres Jepchirchir wins the London Marathon 2024 results
Peres Jepchirchir wins the London Marathon 2024 results. Photo: Bob Martin for London Marathon Events

A world record was the highlight of a very busy morning in London on Sunday (21) as Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir produced the fastest in history in a women-only marathon with a stunning 2:16:16. Here are the top 10 results from the London Marathon 2024.

With an assembled field of some of the fastest women in the world, we were expecting a fast marathon race in London, and the race didn’t disappoint as Jepchirchir powered away from a small group of athletes in the closing stages of the race on her way to a historic performance.

Read more: Peres Jepchirchir shatters women-only world marathon record at TCS London Marathon 2024

Tigst Assefa of Ethiopia followed Jepchirchir home at 2:16:23, while another Kenyan runner and 2021 London Marathon champion, Joyciline Jepkosgei (2:16:24) and Ethiopia’s Megertu Alemu (2:16:34) also broke the 2:17 barrier.

On the men’s side meanwhile, Kenya’s Alexander Mutiso surged away from the great Kenenisa Bekele late in the race to secure the victory with a time of 2:04:01. The Ethiopian Bekele was second at 2:04:15.

London Marathon 2024 Results

Women’s Results 
1. Peres Jepchirchir (KEN) — 2:16:16 (women’s only WR)
2. Tigst Assefa (ETH) — 2:16:23
3. Joyciline Jepkosgei (KEN) — 2:16:24
4. Megertu Alemu (ETH) — 2:16:34
5. Brigid Kosgei (KEN) — 2:19:02
6. Sheila Chepkirui (KEN) — 2:19:31
7. Tigist Ketema (ETH) — 2:23:21
8. Yalemzerf Yehualaw (ETH) — 2:23:26
9. Ruth Chepngetich (KEN) — 2:24:36
10. Tsige Haileslase (ETH) — 2:25:03

Men’s Results
1. Alexander Mutiso (KEN) — 2:04:01
2. Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) — 2:04:15
3. Emile Cairess (GBR) — 2:06:46
4. Mahamed Mahamed (GBR) — 2:07:05
5. Hassan Chahdi (FRA) — 2:07:30
6. Henok Tesfay (ERI) — 2:09:22
7. Hendrik Pfeiffer (GER) — 2:10:00
8. Kinde Atanaw (ETH) — 2:10:03
9. Johannes Motschmann (GER) — 2:10:39
10. Brian Shrader (USA) — 2:10:50

Women’s Wheelchair Results 
1. Catherine Debrunner (SUI) — 1:38:54
2. Manuela Schar (SUI) — 1:45:00
3. Tatyana McFadden (USA) — 1:45:51
4. Madison de Rozario (AUS) — 1:45:54
5. Wakako Tsuchida (JPN) — 1:50:18
6. Eden Rainbow-Cooper (GBR) — 1:50:39
7. Patricia Eachus (SUI) — 1:50:43
8. Vanessa De Souza (BRA) — 1:50:43
9. Nikita Den Boer (NED) — 1:50:45
10. Jenna Fesemyer (USA) — 1:50:45

Men’s Wheelchair Results 
1. Marcel Hug (SUI) — 1:28:35
2. Daniel Romanchuk (USA) — 1:29:06
3. David Weir (GBR) — 1:29:58
4. Tomoki Suzuki (JPN) — 1:30:42
5. Sho Watanabe (JPN) — 1:35:33
6. Aaron Pike (USA) — 1:35:35
7. Geert Schipper (END) — 1:35:36
8. Joshua Cassidy (CAN) — 1:35:40
9. Evan Correll (USA) — 1:36:59
10. John Boy Smith (GBR) — 1:37:00

PHOTO: Peres Jepchirchir wins the London Marathon 2024 results. Photo: Bob Martin for London Marathon Events

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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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