Who won the 2019 London Marathon? Men’s, women’s, wheelchair and para winners

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OVER 40,000 people are taking part in one of Britain’s sporting institutions.

The 2019 London Marathon has once again attracted huge crowds to the capital, where all eyes are on Mo Farah who is taking on defending champion Eliud Kipchoge.

Farah is taking on the world record holder in London today
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Who won the London Marathon 2019?

THOUSANDS of amateur runners are taking part in the London Marathon for charity or simply to challenge themselves.

But there’s also the small matter of the elite races, where professional athletes from around the globe battle it out over the gruelling 26.2-mile course.

Here’s the results of those races from the 2019 event –

Men’s race

Full result to follow

Women’s race

  1. Brigid Kosgei (KEN) – 2:18:19
  2. Vivian Cheriuyot (KEN)
  3. Roza Dereje (ETH)

British athlete Charlotte Purdue has crossed the line in tenth.
That’s an incredible effort from the 27-year-old – a personal best for her, which makes Charlotte Britain’s third-best ever marathon runner.

Brigid Kosgei ran a stunning personal best
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Men’s wheelchair race

  1. Dan Romanchuk (USA)
  2. Marcel Hug (SWI)
  3. Tomoki Suzuki (JAP)

Women’s wheelchair race

  1. Manuela Schar (SWI)
  2. Tatyana McFadden (USA)
  3. Madison De Rozario (AUS)

Para race

Full result to follow

Flying 400 results

NEW for 2019, the Flying 400 was part of the elite wheelchair event at this year’s marathon.

It involved a sprint midway through the race, from the north side of Tower Bridge and finishing on East Smithfield.

The fastest athlete between these two points of the course in both the men’s and women’s wheelchair races are awarded $10,000, with the runner-up receiving $5,000.

Flying 400 men

  1. Dan Romanchuk (USA)
  2. Marcel Hug (SWI)

Flying 400 women

  1. Manuela Schar (SWI)
  2. Madison De Rozario (AUS)




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