| Share
 

Marathon

1896 Spiridon Loues, Greece 2:58:50.00
1900 Michel Teato, France 2:59:45.00
1904 Thomas Hicks, United States 3:28:53.00
1906 William J. Sherring, Canada 2:51:23.65
1908 John J. Hayes, United States 2:55:18.40
1912 Kenneth McArthur, South Africa 2:36:54.80
1920 Hannes Kolehmainen, Finland 2:32:35.80
1924 Albin Stenroos, Finland 2:41:22.60
1928 A. B. El Quafi, France 2:32:57.00
1932 Juan Zabala, Argentina 2:31:36.00
1936 Kitei Son, Japan1 2:29:19.20
1948 Delfo Cabrera, Argentina 2:34:51.60
1952 Emil Zatopek, Czechoslovakia 2:23:30.20
1956 Alain Mimoun, France 2:25:00.00
1960 Abebe Bikila, Ethiopia 2:15:16.20
1964 Abebe Bikila, Ethiopia 2:12:11.20
1968 Mamo Wold, Ethiopia 2:20:26.40
1972 Frank Shorter, United States 2:12:19.80
1976 Walter Cierpinski, East Germany 2:09:55.00
1980 Walter Cierpinski, East Germany 2:11:30.00
1984 Carlos Lopes, Portugal 2:09:21.00
1988 Gelindo Bordin, Italy 2:10:47.00
1992 Hwang Young-Cho, South Korea 2:13:23.00
1996 Josia Thugwane, South Africa 2:12:36.00
2000 Gezahgne Abera, Ethiopia 2:10:11.00
2004 Stefano Baldini, Italy 2:10:55.00
2008 Samuel Kamau Wansiru, Kenya 2:06:32.00*
1. Son was actually a Korean named Son Gi-jeong, but he was forced to compete under the name Kitei Son by Japan, which occupied Korea at the time.

*Olympic record


Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

10,000-Meter Run Track and Field–Men 110-Meter Hurdles

More on Marathon from Infoplease:


Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring