Boston Marathon Japanese Results
On an afternoon that noticed the quickest Boston Marathon males’s profitable time in eight years and one of the most inner most races in historical past with ten males below 2:10 together with two Americans, the strongest-ever Japanese males’s contingent at Boston could not are living as much as the extent of the day.
2018 Jakarta Asian Games gold medalist Hiroto Inoue lasted the longest, operating solidly within the lead pack smartly into the Newton hills and having a look comfy till he did not. Inoue ended up 12th in 2:11:53, simply lacking a height 10 putting that will have put him transparent of the 2020 Olympic qualifying requirements forward of September’s MGC Race Olympic trials.
Defending champ Yuki Kawauchi fell off early, losing at one level to fifth a number of the 5 elite Japanese males within the box however rallying past due within the race to take 17th in 2:15:29, 29 seconds quicker than his profitable time closing 12 months. Kawauchi ran down Hayato Sonoda in the house directly, Sonoda subsequent around the line in the back of him in 2:15:58.
Masao Kizu used to be aiming for a height eight end and lasted longer than Kawauchi within the lead crew, however suffering badly within the hills he ended up 24th in 2:17:43, simply making improvements to his PB. Hiroki Kai began slower than the remainder of the Japanese males however in brief overtook Kawauchi mid-race sooner than losing again to 28th in 2:19:31.
No top-level Japanese girls have been within the race, which Ethiopian Worknesh Degefa received by the use of some daring frontrunning in spite of previous winner Edna Kiplagat‘s absolute best efforts to run her down. Nami Hashimoto used to be the top-placing Japanese lady at 28th in 2:40:41, with membership runner Kaoru Nagao no longer a ways again at 33rd in 2:42:07. Corporate leaguer Nao Isaka went thru midway in 1:22:58 however pale badly over the second one part to complete in three:00:17.
123rd Boston Marathon
Boston, U.S.A., four/15/19
1. Lawrence Cherono (Kenya) – 2:07:57
2. Lelisa Desisa (Ethiopia) – 2:07:59
three. Kenneth Kipkemoi (Kenya) – 2:08:07
four. Felix Kandie (Kenya) – 2:08:54
five. Geoffrey Kirui (Kenya) – 2:08:55
6. Philemon Rono (Kenya) – 2:08:57
7. Scott Fauble (U.S.A.) – 2:09:09
eight. Jared Ward (U.S.A.) – 2:09:25
nine. Festus Talam (Kenya) – 2:09:25
10. Benson Kipruto (Kenya) – 2:09:53
12. Hiroto Inoue (Japan) – 2:11:53
17. Yuki Kawauchi (Japan) – 2:15:29
18. Hayato Sonoda (Japan) – 2:15:58
24. Masao Kizu (Japan) – 2:17:43
28. Hiroki Kai (Japan) – 2:19:31
1. Worknesh Degefa (Ethiopia) – 2:23:31
2. Edna Kiplagat (Kenya) – 2:24:13
three. Jordan Hasay (U.S.A.) – 2:25:20
four. Meskerem Assefa (Ethiopia) – 2:25:40
five. Desiree Linden (U.S.A.) – 2:27:00
6. Caroline Rotich (Kenya) – 2:28:27
7. Mary Ngugi (Kenya) – 2:28:33
eight. Biruktayit Eshetu (Ethiopia) – 2:29:10
nine. Lindsay Flanagan (U.S.A.) – 2:30:07
10. Betsy Saina (Kenya) – 2:30:32
28. Nami Hashimoto (Japan) – 2:40:41
33. Kaoru Nagao (Japan) – 2:42:07
173. Nao Isaka (Japan) – three:00:17
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