1988 Boston Marathon

Last updated
92nd Boston Marathon
Venue Boston, United States
DatesApril 18
Champions
Men Ibrahim Hussein (2:08:43)
Women Rosa Mota (2:24:30)
Wheelchair men Mustapha Badid (1:43:19)
Wheelchair women Candace Cable (2:10:44)
  1987
1989  

The 1988 Boston Marathon was the 92nd running of the annual marathon race in Boston, United States, which was held on April 18. The elite men's race was won by Kenya's Ibrahim Hussein in a time of 2:08:43 hours and the women's race was won by Portugal's Rosa Mota in 2:24:30. In the wheelchair race, Mustapha Badid of France won the men's race in 1:43:19 and Candace Cable of United States won the women's race in 2:10:44.

Contents

A total of 5261 runners finished the race, 4472 men and 789 women.

Results

Men

PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Ibrahim Hussein Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:08:43
Silver medal icon.svg Juma Ikangaa Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 2:08:44
Bronze medal icon.svg John Treacy Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland 2:09:15
4 Gelindo Bordin Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 2:09:27
5 Gianni Poli Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 2:09:33
6 John Campbell Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2:11:08
7 Orlando Pizzolato Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 2:12:32
8 John Makanya Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 2:14:04
9 Steve Jones Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 2:14:07
10 Tomoyuki Taniguchi Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2:14:18
11 Zakariah Barie Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 2:14:32
12 Hideki Kita Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2:14:40
13 Joseph Kipsang Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:15:05
14 Michael O'Reilly Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 2:15:27
15 Ahmet Altun Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 2:15:48
16 Jean-Michel Charbonnel Flag of France.svg  France 2:15:58
17 Vesa Kähkölä Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2:16:17
18 Geoffrey Smith Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 2:16:34
19 Jean-Yves Madelon Flag of France.svg  France 2:16:42
20 John Burra Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 2:17:11
22 Tommy Ekblom Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2:17:34
23 Roger Soler Flag of Peru.svg  Peru 2:17:46
24 Silvio Salazar Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 2:17:49
25 Ryszard Marczak Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 2:17:53

Women

PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Rosa Mota Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 2:24:30
Silver medal icon.svg Tuija Toivonen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2:29:26
Bronze medal icon.svg Odette Lapierre Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:30:35
4 Priscilla Welch Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 2:30:48
5 Lizanne Bussières Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:30:57
6 Ellen Rochefort Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:31:36
7 Sinikka Keskitalo Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2:34:12
8 Sirkku Kumpulainen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2:35:24
9 Susan Stone Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:38:48
10 Gillian Beschloss Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 2:40:08
11 Angella Hearn Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 2:40:15
12 Gillian Horovitz Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 2:40:26
13 Ritva Lemettinen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2:41:58
14 Marjaana Lahti-Koski Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2:42:57
15 Kirsi Rauta Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2:43:54
16 El-Hassania Darami Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco 2:44:29
17 Gloria Corona Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 2:45:40
18 Lise Bouchard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:46:02
19 Louise Mohanna Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:46:09
20 Christine Iwahashi Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:48:57

Wheelchair men

PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Mustapha Badid Flag of France.svg  France 1:43:19
Silver medal icon.svg Philippe Couprie Flag of France.svg  France 1:54:58
Bronze medal icon.svg Bosse Lindquist Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 1:56:58
4 Scott Patterson Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:57:22
5 Markus Pilz Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1:58:40
6 Marty Vogel Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:00:20
7 André Viger Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:00:49
8 Robert Molinatti Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:01:34
9 Tim O'Connell Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:02:06
10 Bart Bardwell Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:02:37

Wheelchair women

PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Candace Cable Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:10:44
Silver medal icon.svg Sharon Frenette Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:30:17
Bronze medal icon.svg Mary Thompson Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:59:57

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