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Assefa, Kosgei and Jepchirchir to face off at London marathon

World marathon record holder Tigst Assefa will be facing off with immediate world marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei London marathon set for April 21st..

Assefa, who broke Kosgei’s world mixed women record set the new time at 2:11:53 during 2023 Berlin Marathon by reducing Kosgei’s time of 2:14:04 in 2019.

Te duo will be up against Ruth Chepngetich (2:14:18), Peres Jepchirchir among others.

Women

  1. Tigst ASSEFA (ETH, 2:11:53 WR)
  2. Brigid KOSGEI (KEN, 2:14:04) 
  1. Ruth CHEPNGETICH (KEN, 2:14:18) 
  2. Tigist KETEMA (ETH, 2:16:07) 
  3. Almaz AYANA (ETH, 2:16:22) 
  4. Megertu ALEMU (ETH, 2:17:09) 
  5. Peres JEPCHIRCHIR (KEN, 2:17:16) 
  6. Joyciline JEPKOSGEI (KEN, 2:17:23) 
  7. Yalemzerf YEHUALAW (ETH, 2:17:23) 
  8. Sheila CHEPKIRUI (KEN, 2:17:29) 
  9. Tsige HAILESLASE (ETH, 2:22:10) 
  10. Susanna SULLIVAN (USA, 2:24:27) 
  11. Manon TRAPP (FRA, 2:25:48) 
  12. Becky BRIGGS (GBR, 2:29:04) 
  13. Alice WRIGHT (GBR, 2:29:08) 
  14. Anya CULLING (GBR, 2:34:45) 
  15. Rachel HODGKINSON (GBR, 2:34:46) 
  16. Helen GAUNT (GBR, 2:35:38) 
  17. Mhairi MACLENNAN (GBR, Debut) 
  18. Lucy REID (GBR, Debut).
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