1987 Boston Marathon

Last updated
91st Boston Marathon
Venue Boston, United States
DatesApril 20
Champions
Men Toshihiko Seko (2:11:50)
Women Rosa Mota (2:25:21)
Wheelchair men André Viger (1:55:42)
Wheelchair women Candace Cable (2:19:55)
  1986
1988  

The 1987 Boston Marathon was the 91st running of the annual marathon race in Boston, United States, which was held on April 20. The elite men's race was won by Japan's Toshihiko Seko in a time of 2:11:50 hours and the women's race was won by Portugal's Rosa Mota in 2:25:21. In the wheelchair race, André Viger of Canada won the men's race in 1:55:42 and Candace Cable of United States won the women's race in 2:19:55. Sinclair Warner of the United States won the men's visually impaired race in a time of 2:51:22. [1]

Contents

A total of 5369 runners finished the race, 4576 men and 793 women.

Results

Men

PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Toshihiko Seko Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2:11:50
Silver medal icon.svg Steve Jones Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 2:12:37
Bronze medal icon.svg Geoff Smith Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 2:12:42
4 David Gordon Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:13:30
5 Tomoyuki Taniguchi Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2:13:40
6 Robert de Castella Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 2:14:24
7 Dirk Vanderherten Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 2:15:02
8 Eddy Hellebuyck Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 2:15:16
9 Hideki Kita Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2:15:23
10 Ken Martin Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:15:41
11 Juma Ikangaa Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 2:16:17
12 Abraha Arega Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:16:23
13 Richard Umberg Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 2:17:01
14 John Treacy Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland 2:17:50
15 Bill Rodgers Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:18:18
16 Jean-Jacques Padel Flag of France.svg  France 2:18:49
17 Bruce Bickford Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:18:57
18 Yoji Takahashi Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2:19:03
19 Ed Eyestone Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:19:19
20 Robert Yara Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:20:19
21 Kari Suominen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2:21:10
22 Domingo Tibaduiza Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 2:21:35
23 Gary Fanelli Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:21:36
24 David J Clark Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 2:21:37
25 Bob Clifford Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:21:40

Women

PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Rosa Mota Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 2:25:21
Silver medal icon.svg Agnes Pardaens Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 2:29:50
Bronze medal icon.svg Ria Van Landeghem Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 2:29:56
4 Odette Lapierre Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:31:33
5 Sinikka Keskitalo Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2:33:58
6 Evy Palm Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 2:36:24
7 Ellen Rochefort Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:36:42
8 Leatrice Hayer Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:37:58
9 Jacqueline Gareau Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:40:40
10 Lisa Rainsberger Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:43:06
11 Ena Guevara Flag of Peru.svg  Peru 2:44:38
12 Tuija Toivonen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2:44:39
13 Nancy Corsaro Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:46:10
14 Christina Skarvelis Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:46:52
15 Christine Iwahashi Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:49:42
16 Kimberly Moody Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:49:46
17 Ann Wehner Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:50:21
18 Lynn Dobkowski Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:52:31
19 Cheryl Boessow Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:52:43
20 Claudia Ciavarella Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:54:02
21 Kathy Culla Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:54:03
22 Rejane Plante Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:54:14
23 Christine Gibbons Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:54:22
24 Jane Hutchison Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:55:04
25 Louise Mohanna Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:55:38

Wheelchair men

PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg André Viger Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 1:55:42
Silver medal icon.svg Jim Martinson Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:02:36
Bronze medal icon.svg Thomas Foran Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:03:10
4 Philippe Couprie Flag of France.svg  France 2:03:11
5 Yukifumi Yamamoto Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2:03:13
6 Jean Francois Poitevin Flag of France.svg  France 2:05:04
7 Farid Amarouche Flag of France.svg  France 2:05:09
8 Marty Ball Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:06:58
9 Robert Molinatti Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:08:11
10 Greg Gibbons Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:08:18

Wheelchair women

PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Candace Cable Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:19:55
Silver medal icon.svg Sherry Ramsey Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:27:54
Bronze medal icon.svg Brenda Zajac Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:53:34
4 Mary Thompson Flag of the United States.svg  United States 3:08:41

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References

  1. Boston Marathon men's visually impaired champions. Boston.com. Retrieved 2020-07-26.