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Daniel Wanjiru wins London Marathon

London Marathon

Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru won the London Marathon today in two hours five minutes 48 seconds leaving behind Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele.

Kenya’s Mary Keitany broke the women’s only world record en route to her third London Marathon triumph, finishing in 2:17.01 to beat Paula Radcliffe’s previous best by 41 seconds.

The IAAF recognises two marathon world records for women, one for “mixed gender” and the other for “women only”.

In the women’s race, Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia finished 56 seconds adrift of Keitany in second place, while Aselefech Mergia of Ethiopia was third.

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