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Kipruto and Kebede win Tokyo marathon

Former Boston and Chicago marathon champion Benson Kipruto and Sutume Kebede were the winners of today’s Tokyo marathon held in Japan.

Kipruto, who is part of the provisional Olympic marathon team won the men’s title in 2:02.16 beating compatriots Timothy Kiplagat and Vincent Kipkemoi in 2:02.55 and 2:04.18 respectively in an all Kenyans podium sweep.

Kenya’s Rosemary Wanjiku failed to defend her title after finishing second to Ethiopian Sutume Kebede

TOKYO MARATHON 2024 RESULTS

Men

1. Benson Kipruto (KEN) — 2:02:16

2. Timothy Kiplagat (KEN) — 2:02:55

3. Vincent Kipkemoi (KEN) — 2:04:18

4. Hailemaryam Kiros (ETH) — 2:05:43

5. Tsegaye Getachew (ETH) — 2:06:25

6. Bethwel Kibet (KEN) — 2:06:26

7. Haimro Alame (ISR) — 2:06:27

8. Simon Kariuki (KEN) — 2:06:29

9. Yusuke Nishiyama (JPN) — 2:06:31

10. Eliud Kipchoge (KEN) — 2:06:50

Women

1. Sutume Kebede (ETH) — 2:15:55

2. Rosemary Wanjiru (KEN) — 2:16:14

3. Amane Beriso (ETH) — 2:16:58

4. Sifan Hassan (NED) — 2:18:05

5. Betsy Saina (USA) — 2:19:17

6. Hitomi Niiya (JPN) — 2:21:50

7. Meseret Abebayahau (ETH) — 2:23:08

8. Khishigsaikhan Galbadrakh (MGL) — 2:26:32

9. Tigist Abayechew (ETH) — 2:28:53

10. Ayumi Morita (JPN) — 2:31:38

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