Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Women's marathon

The Women's Marathon at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea was held on Friday September 23, 1988. The race started at 09.30h local time and was won by Rosa Mota of Portugal. There were 70 competitors from 39 countries, with 64 finishers.[1]

Women's marathon
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
VenueJamsil Olympic Stadium, Seoul
DatesSeptember 23
Competitors69 from 39 nations
Winning time2:25:40
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Rosa Mota
 Portugal
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Lisa Martin
 Australia
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Katrin Dörre
 East Germany
← 1984
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MedalistsEdit

Gold Rosa Mota
  Portugal
Silver Lisa Martin
  Australia
Bronze Katrin Dörre
  East Germany

AbbreviationsEdit

  • All times shown are in hours:minutes:seconds
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 1988 Summer Olympics
World Record   Ingrid Kristiansen (NOR) 2:21:06 April 21, 1985   London, United Kingdom
Olympic Record   Joan Benoit (USA) 2:24:52 August 5, 1984   Los Angeles, United States
Season Best   Lisa Ondieki (AUS) 2:23:51 January 31, 1988   Osaka, Japan

Final RankingsEdit

Place Athlete Country Time
  Rosa Mota   POR 2:25:40
  Lisa Martin   AUS 2:25:53
  Katrin Dörre   GDR 2:26:21
4. Tatyana Polovinskaya   URS 2:27:05
5. Zhao Youfeng   CHN 2:27:06
6. Laura Fogli   ITA 2:27:49
7. Danièle Kaber   LUX 2:29:23
8. Maria Curatolo   ITA 2:30:14
9. Zoya Ivanova   URS 2:30:25
10. Angie Pain   GBR 2:30:51
11. Odette Lapierre   CAN 2:30:56
12. Susan Tooby   GBR 2:31:33
13. Karolina Szabo   HUN 2:32:26
14. Françoise Bonnet   FRA 2:32:36
15. Lee Mi-Ok   KOR 2:32:51
16. Raisa Smekhnova   URS 2:33:19
17. Nancy Ditz   USA 2:33:42
18. Maria Rebelo-Lelut   FRA 2:33:47
19. Jocelyne Villeton   FRA 2:34:02
20. Conceição Ferreira   POR 2:34:23
21. Kerstin Preßler   FRG 2:34:26
22. Wanda Panfil   POL 2:34:35
23. Antonella Bizioli   ITA 2:34:38
24. Evy Palm   SWE 2:34:41
25. Eriko Asai   JPN 2:34:41
26. Lizanne Bussieres   CAN 2:35:03
27. Gabriela Wolf   FRG 2:35:11
28. Kumi Araki   JPN 2:35:15
29. Misako Miyahara   JPN 2:35:26
30. Zhong Huandi   CHN 2:36:02
31. Ellen Rochefort   CAN 2:36:44
32. Susan Crehan   GBR 2:36:57
33. Lorraine Moller   NZL 2:37:52
34. Carla Beurskens   NED 2:37:52
35. Magda Ilands   BEL 2:38:02
36. Sissel Grottenberg   NOR 2:38:17
37. Im Eun-ju   KOR 2:38:21
38. Marcianne Mukamurenzi   RWA 2:40:12
39. Margaret Groos   USA 2:40:59
40. Cathy O'Brien   USA 2:41:04
41. Tuija Jousimaa   FIN 2:43:00
42. Sinikka Keskitalo   FIN 2:43:00
43. Blanca Jaime   MEX 2:43:00
44. Angélica de Almeida   BRA 2:43:40
45. Ludmila Melicherová   TCH 2:43:56
46. Ailish Smyth   IRL 2:44:17
47. Genoveva Eichenmann   SUI 2:44:37
48. Rosmarie Müller   SUI 2:47:31
49. Pascaline Wangui   KEN 2:47:42
50. Apollinarie Nyinawabéra   RWA 2:49:18
51. Maryse Justin   MRI 2:50:00
52. Michelle Bush   CAY 2:51:30
53. María del Pilar   GUA 2:51:33
54. Li Juan   CHN 2:53:08
55. Linda Hunter   ZIM 2:53:17
56. Cornelia Melis   ARU 2:53:24
57. Marie Murphy-Rollins   IRL 2:54:37
58. Kriscia García   ESA 3:04:21
59. Julie Ogborn   GUM 3:06:05
60. Raj Kumari Pandey   NEP 3:10:31
61. Menuka Rawat   NEP 3:11:17
62. Arlene Vincent Mark   GRN 3:23:56
63. Lourdes Klitzkie   GUM 3:25:32
64. Mariana Ysrael   GUM 3:42:23
Grete Waitz   NOR DNF
Agnes Pardaens   BEL DNF
Kim Mi-gyeong   KOR DNF
Aurora Cunha   POR DNF
Bente Moe   NOR DNF
Mar Mar Min   BUR DNF
Birgit Stephan   GDR DNS
Katerina Pratsi   CYP DNS

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Women's Marathon". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 20 May 2017.

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