Amsterdam Marathon stats
After Amsterdam, Wilson Chebet’s top 3 average time since 2008 is 2:05:51, eighth fastest in the world.
Chebet’s winning time of 2:05:53 is the 13th sub-2:06 performance of the year,
which is a highest ever season total in history.
After today, top 10 average for Amsterdam marathon is now 2:06:12 (up from 2:06:25).
Laban Korir’s 2:06:05 is the third fastest debut marathon (behind Mosop and Evans Rutto)
Eric Ndiema ran fourth fastest debut marathon.
Ndiema, I think, is 18 years old. If that is true, then he is the fastest 18 years old marathon runner, and the junior marathon record holder.
Best 7th (2:07:08 by John Kiprotich), 8th (2:07:28 by Samuel Tsegay) place time were recorded in Amsterdam.
6 runners have broken 2:07 in Amsterdam, which tied the record held by 2008 London & 2011 Boston marathon.
After Amsterdam marathon today, number of sub-2:07 performers for the year is 25 &
number of sub-2:08 performers for the year is 44, both record high.
After Amsterdam, number of sub-207 performances for the year is 28 &
number of sub-208 performances is 49, both record high.
With 3 more sub-2:24 marathon today (1 in Amsterdam, 2 in Toronto), number of sub-2:24 (for women of course) performer for the year is now 21, and number of sub-2:24 performances for the year are 23, both record high.
Laban Korir, Eric Ndiema, Nicholas Manza Kamakya and Paul Biwott are 85th, 86th, 87th and 88th runner, respectively, to crack 2:07 for the marathon.
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