(from K. Ken Nakamura)
Berlin Marathon stats:
2:03:47 is the fastest marathon debut on the standard course.
2nd official sub-2:04 for Kipchoge (3rd counting his Monza ran); Kipsang has 4
Kipchoge now has 6 sub-2:05 (7 sub-2:05 counting his Monza run) Kipsang has 8
Kipchoge now has 8 sub-2:06 (9 counting Monza); Kipsang also has 8 sub-2:06
Kipchoge ran the fastest marathon for the 32 years old; Adola ran second fastest marathon by 26 years old.
Top 5 performance average for EliudKipchoge is now 2:03:47;
Kipsang_2_03_23 still has fastest average with 2:03:45
Top 10 performance average for Berlin Marathon has improved from 2:03:35 to 2:03:28
Note that only London and Boston has faster course record than Berlin average
For women's race, top 10 average for Berlin has improved from 2:19:55 to 2:19:52;
London's average is 2:18:26
Note that among the 10 fastest debutantes only Kipchoge improved his debut time on his second marathon
2:20:23 by Gladys Cherono is the second fastest marathon by 34 years old.
2:20:21 by Edna Kiplagat is fastest
2:20:41 by Ruti Aga is the second fastest marathon by 23 years old;
2:20:30 by Aberu Kebede is the fastest.
2:20:41 by Ruti Aga is the second fastest 2nd place time in Berlin Marathon.
2:20:27 by Feyse Tadese is the fastest losing time in Berlin