1991 World Championships in Athletics – Men's marathon

The men's marathon at the 1991 World Championships in Athletics in Tokyo, Japan was held on September 1, 1991. The race started at 18:00 local time.

MedalistsEdit

Gold Hiromi Taniguchi
  Japan
Silver Hussein Ahmed Salah
  Djibouti
Bronze Steve Spence
  United States

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 1991 World Athletics Championships
World Record Belayneh Dinsamo   Ethiopia (ETH) 2:06:50 April 17, 1988 Rotterdam, Netherlands
Championships tecord Robert de Castella   Australia (AUS) 2:10:03 August 14, 1983 Helsinki, Finland
Season best Kōichi Morishita   Japan (JPN) 2:08:53 February 3, 1991 Ōita, Japan

IntermediatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Rank Athlete Nation Result
  Hiromi Taniguchi   Japan (JPN) 2:14:57
  Hussein Ahmed Salah   Djibouti (DJI) 2:15:26
  Steve Spence   United States (USA) 2:15:36
4 Jan Huruk   Poland (POL) 2:15:47
5 Futoshi Shinohara   Japan (JPN) 2:15:52
6 Salvatore Bettiol   Italy (ITA) 2:15:58
7 Maurilio Castillo   Mexico (MEX) 2:16:15
8 Gelindo Bordin   Italy (ITA) 2:17:03
9 Tekeye Gebrselassie   Ethiopia (ETH) 2:18:37
10 Konrad Dobler   Germany (GER) 2:19:01
11 Steve Moneghetti   Australia (AUS) 2:19:18
12 Sam Carey   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 2:20:02
13 Peter Maher   Canada (CAN) 2:20:31
14 Diego García   Spain (ESP) 2:21:16
15 Dominique Chauvelier   France (FRA) 2:21:37
16 Tonnie Dirks   Netherlands (NED) 2:22:17
17 Elphas Ginindza   Eswatini (SWZ) 2:22:43
18 Stephan Freigang   Germany (GER) 2:23:13
19 Kim Won-tak   South Korea (KOR) 2:23:14
20 Dave Buzza   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 2:23:24
21 Vladimir Bukhanov   Soviet Union (URS) 2:24:26
22 Motsemme Kgaotsang   Botswana (BOT) 2:25:28
23 Kim Reynierse   Aruba (ARU) 2:26:50
24 Martin Vrábeľ   Czechoslovakia (TCH) 2:26:56
25 Gian Luigi Macina   San Marino (SMR) 2:28:40
26 Steve Taylor   United States (USA) 2:29:09
27 Myint Kan   Myanmar (MYA) 2:29:14
28 William Aguirre   Nicaragua (NCA) 2:29:35
29 Aleksandr Vychuzhanin   Soviet Union (URS) 2:32:37
30 Alberto Cuba   Cuba (CUB) 2:32:57
31 Krishna Bahadur Basnet   Nepal (NEP) 2:33:13
32 Fai Yeung Ng   Hong Kong (HKG) 2:34:26
33 Freddy Lujan   Bolivia (BOL) 2:36:54
34 Gi-Sheng Hsu   Chinese Taipei (TPE) 2:37:20
35 Roland Wille   Liechtenstein (LIE) 2:48:12
36 Abdillah Soilihi   Comoros (COM) 2:56:36
Faasalele Fuauli   Western Samoa (WSM) DNF
Alessio Faustini   Italy (ITA) DNF
Manuel Matias   Portugal (POR) DNF
Abebe Mekonnen   Ethiopia (ETH) DNF
Takeyuki Nakayama   Japan (JPN) DNF
Antoni Niemczak   Poland (POL) DNF
Jörg Peter   Germany (GER) DNF
Joaquim Pinheiro   Portugal (POR) DNF
Francisco Romera   Spain (ESP) DNF
Yakov Tolstikov   Soviet Union (URS) DNF
Carlos Ayala   Mexico (MEX) DNF
Alfredo Shahanga   Tanzania (TAN) DNF
Nivaldo Vieira   Brazil (BRA) DNF
Åke Eriksson   Sweden (SWE) DNF
Brad Hudson   United States (USA) DNF
Mohamed Kamel Selmi   Algeria (ALG) DNF
Ahmed Al Hamshani   Jordan (JOR) DNF
Simon Mrashani   Tanzania (TAN) DNF
Kim Wan-ki   South Korea (KOR) DNF
Laurenio Beserra   Brazil (BRA) DNF
Jean-Luc Assemat   France (FRA) DNF
Tesfaye Dadi   Ethiopia (ETH) DNF
Daniel Böltz   Switzerland (SUI) DNF
Manny Lolin   Malaysia (MAS) DNF

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