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Posted: March 13, 2009  :

(RRW) Athletics: Boston Marathon Releases Final Elite Fields

From David Monti

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Organizers of the Boston Marathon have released their final elite fields for the 113th running of America's oldest marathon set for Monday, April 20, shown below with career best times:

MEN - 
Ryan Hall, USA: 2:06:17 (London, 2008)
Evans Cheruiyot, Kenya: 2:06:25 (Chicago, 2008)
Deriba Merga, Ethiopia: 2:06:38 (London, 2008)
Daniel Rono, Kenya: 2:06:58 (Rotterdam, 2008
Benjamin Maiyo, Kenya: 2:07:09 (Chicago, 2005)
Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, Kenya: 2:07:14 (Boston, 2006) CR
Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot, Kenya: 2:07:21 (Frankfurt, 2008)
Gudisa Shentema, Ethiopia: 2:07:34 (Paris, 2008)
Gashaw Asfaw, Ethiopia: 2:08:03 (Paris, 2006)
Stephen Kiogora, Kenya: 2:08:24 (Frankfurt, 2008)
Solomon Molla, Ethiopia: 2:08:46 (Seoul, 2008)
Timothy Cherigat, Kenya: 2:09: 34 (San Sebastian, 2002) CR
Lee Troop, Australia: 2:09:49 (Otsu City, 2003)
Elijah Sang, Kenya: 2:10:13 (Frankfurt, 2007)
Brian Sell, USA: 2:10:47 (Chicago, 2006)
Grigoriy Andreev, Russia: 2:11:01 (Turin, 2008)
Iaroslav Musinschi, Moldova: 2:11:43 (Istanbul, 2008)
Abebe Dinkesa, Ethiopia: Debut

WOMEN - 
Galina Bogolomova, Russia: 2:20:47 (Chicago, 2006) NR
Bezunesh Bekele, Ethiopia: 2:23:09 (Dubai, 2008)
Salina Kosgei, Kenya: 2:23:22 (Berlin, 2006)
Dire Tune, Ethiopia: 2:24:40 (Houston, 2008)
Helena Kirop, Kenya: 2:25:01 (Berlin, 2008)
Lidiya Grigoryeva, Russia: 2:25:10 (Los Angeles, 2006) CR
Atsede Habtamu, Ethiopia: 2:25:17 (Dubai, 2009
Kara Goucher, USA: 2:25:53 (New York City, 2008)
Alice Timbilili, Kenya: 2:26:45 (Paris, 2008)
Shuru Deriba, Ethiopia: 2:28:26 (Dubai, 2009)
Elva Dryer, USA: 2:31:48 (Chicago, 2006)

John Hancock Financial, in its 24th year as principal sponsor, provides the financial support for the professional fields at the Boston Marathon.


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