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Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's marathon

The women's marathon at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia was held on Sunday July 28, 1996, beginning at 07:05h local time. Sixty-five athletes finished the race while twenty-one dropped out mid-competition. A total of 86 competitors from 51 countries took part.[1] There were also two unofficial competitors, Valentina Enachi of Moldova and Virginie Gloum of Central African Republic.[1]

Women's marathon
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueCentennial Olympic Stadium, Atlanta
DatesJuly 28
Competitors86 from 51 nations
Winning time2:26:05
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Fatuma Roba  Ethiopia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Valentina Yegorova  Russia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Yuko Arimori  Japan
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MedalistsEdit

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 1996 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   Katrin Dörre (GER) 2:26:04 January 28, 1996   Osaka, Japan

Final rankingEdit

Place Athlete Time Notes
    Fatuma Roba (ETH) 2:26:05
    Valentina Yegorova (RUS) 2:28:05
    Yuko Arimori (JPN) 2:28:39
4   Katrin Dörre-Heinig (GER) 2:28:45
5   Rocío Ríos (ESP) 2:30:50
6   Lidia Simon (ROU) 2:31:04
7   Manuela Machado (POR) 2:31:11
8   Sonja Krolik (GER) 2:31:16
9   Ren Xiujuan (CHN) 2:31:21
10   Anne Marie Lauck (USA) 2:31:30
11   Małgorzata Sobańska (POL) 2:31:52
12   Izumi Maki (JPN) 2:32:35
13   Ornella Ferrara (ITA) 2:33:09
14   Mónica Pont (ESP) 2:33:27
15   Angelina Kanana (KEN) 2:34:19
16   Liz McColgan (GBR) 2:34:30
17   Junko Asari (JPN) 2:34:31
18   Franziska Rochat-Moser (SUI) 2:34:48
19   Griselda González (ARG) 2:35:12
20   Jong Song-Ok (PRK) 2:35:31
21   Irina Bogachova (KGZ) 2:35:44
22   Iglandini González (COL) 2:35:45
23   Serap Aktaş (TUR) 2:36:14
24   Alena Mazouka (BLR) 2:36:22
25   Marleen Renders (BEL) 2:36:27
26   Kim Chang-ok (PRK) 2:36:31
27   Albertina Dias (POR) 2:36:39
28   Kerryn McCann (AUS) 2:36:41
29   Aniela Nikiel (POL) 2:36:44
30   Oh Mi-ja (KOR) 2:36:54
31   Linda Somers (USA) 2:36:58
32   Danuta Bartoszek (CAN) 2:37:06
33   María del Carmen Díaz (MEX) 2:37:14
34   Nelly Glauser (SUI) 2:37:19
35   Ramilya Burangulova (RUS) 2:38:04
36   Judit Nagy (HUN) 2:38:43
37   Erika Olivera (CHI) 2:39:06
38   Yvonne Danson (SIN) 2:39:18
39   Márcia Narloch (BRA) 2:39:33
40   Stefanija Statkuvienė (LTU) 2:39:51
41   Anne van Schuppen (NED) 2:40:46
42   Maria Polyzou (GRE) 2:41:33
43   Guadaloupe Loma (MEX) 2:41:56
44   Anuța Cătună (ROU) 2:42:01
45   Karen MacLeod (GBR) 2:42:08
46   Lorraine Moller (NZL) 2:42:21
47   Albertina Machado (POR) 2:43:44
48   Anita Håkenstad (NOR) 2:43:58
49   Ana Isabel Alonso (ESP) 2:44:12
50   Natalya Galushko (BLR) 2:44:21
51   Adriana Fernández (MEX) 2:44:23
52   May Allison (CAN) 2:44:38
53   Helena Javornik (SLO) 2:46:58
54   Marilú Salazar (PER) 2:48:58
55   Suzana Ćirić (YUG) 2:49:30
56   Nadia Prasad (FRA) 2:50:05
57   Suzanne Malaxos (AUS) 2:50:46
58   Suzanne Rigg (GBR) 2:52:09
59   Elizabeth Mongudhi (NAM) 2:56:19
60   Solange de Souza (BRA) 2:56:23
61   Gulsara Dadabayeva (TJK) 3:09:08
62   Bimala Ranamagar (NEP) 3:16:19
63   Erkhemsaikhany Davaajargal (MGL) 3:19:06
64   Sirivanh Khetavong (LAO) 3:25:16
65   Marie Benito (GUM) 3:27:28
DID NOT FINISH (DNF)
  Madina Biktagirova (BLR) DNF
  Joyce Chepchumba (KEN) DNF
  Salina Chirchir (KEN) DNF
  Maria Curatolo (ITA) DNF
  Carmem de Oliveira (BRA) DNF
  Carol Galea (MLT) DNF
  Kamila Gradus (POL) DNF
  Gang Sun-deok (KOR) DNF
  Gitte Karlshøj (DEN) DNF
  Lyubov Klochko (UKR) DNF
  Lee Mi-gyeong (KOR) DNF
  Kirsi Rauta (FIN) DNF
  Elana Meyer (RSA) DNF
  Lisa Ondieki (AUS) DNF
  Uta Pippig (GER) DNF
  Cristina Pomacu (ROU) DNF
  Jane Salumäe (EST) DNF
  Jenny Spangler (USA) DNF
  Martha Tenorio (ECU) DNF
  Maura Viceconte (ITA) DNF
  Alla Zhilyaeva (RUS) DNF

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Athletics at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Women's Marathon". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 May 2017.

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