1989 Boston Marathon

Last updated
93rd Boston Marathon
Venue Boston, United States
DatesApril 17
Champions
Men Abebe Mekonnen (2:09:06)
Women Ingrid Kristiansen (2:24:33)
Wheelchair men Philippe Couprie (1:36:04)
Wheelchair women Connie Hansen (1:50:06)
  1988
1990  

The 1989 Boston Marathon was the 93rd running of the annual marathon race in Boston, United States, which was held on April 17. The elite men's race was won by Ethiopia's Abebe Mekonnen in a time of 2:09:06 hours and the women's race was won by Norway's Ingrid Kristiansen in 2:24:33. In the wheelchair race, Philippe Couprie of France won the men's race in 1:36:04 and Connie Hansen of Denmark won the women's race in 1:50:06.

Contents

A total of 5104 runners finished the race, 4239 men and 865 women.

Results

Men

PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Abebe Mekonnen Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:09:06
Silver medal icon.svg Juma Ikangaa Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 2:09:56
Bronze medal icon.svg John Treacy Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland 2:10:24
4 Ibrahim Hussein Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:12:41
5 John Campbell Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2:14:19
6 Simon Robert Naali Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 2:14:59
7 Gerardo Alcalá Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 2:15:51
8 Kunimitsu Itō Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2:16:19
9 Chala Urgessa Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:17:31
10 Herb Wills Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:17:40
11 Ryszard Marczak Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 2:17:43
12 David Harrison Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:20:40
13 Georgios Karagiannis Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 2:20:50
14 Ivo Rodrigues Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 2:21:00
15 Manuel Vera Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 2:21:44
16 Ignacio Ramirez Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 2:21:57
17 Dave Dunham Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:22:03
18 Abraha Arega Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:22:20
19 Víctor Mora Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 2:22:49
20 Michel Taif Flag of France.svg  France 2:23:01
21 Omar Aguilar Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 2:23:03
22 Timothy Jones Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:23:23
23 Bernie Allen Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 2:23:28
24 Toru Mimura Flag of France.svg  France 2:24:04
25 Luis López Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica 2:24:14

Women

PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Ingrid Kristiansen Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 2:24:33
Silver medal icon.svg Marguerite Buist Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2:29:04
Bronze medal icon.svg Kim Jones Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:29:34
4 Eriko Asai Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2:33:04
5 Lisa Rainsberger Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:33:18
6 Lisa Brady Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:34:16
7 Priscilla Welch Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 2:35:00
8 Odette Lapierre Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:35:51
9 Joan Benoit Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:37:52
10 Laurie Binder Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:39:21
11 Czeslawa Mentlewicz Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 2:40:25
12 Nancy Corsaro Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:41:13
13 Angella Hearn Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 2:41:39
14 Lisa Kindelan Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:42:41
15 Cindy New Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:42:56
16 Marita Yli-ilkka Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2:45:51
17 Mari Tanigawa Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2:46:11
18 Ann Wehner Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:47:32
19 Mary Wood Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:49:05
20 Christine Iwahashi Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:51:23
22 Susan Meltzer Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:51:53
23 Terri Lynn Martland Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:53:29
24 Stephanie Kessler Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:54:30
25 Laura Hruby Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:54:43

Wheelchair men

PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Philippe Couprie Flag of France.svg  France 1:36:04
Silver medal icon.svg André Viger Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 1:36:45
Bronze medal icon.svg Jim Knaub Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:38:25
4 Franz Nietlispach Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 1:39:36
5 Lars Lofstrom Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 1:39:37
6 Farid Amarouche Flag of France.svg  France 1:40:07
6 Marc Quessy Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:40:07
8 Mustapha Badid Flag of France.svg  France 1:42:01
9 Frederic Dessauve Flag of France.svg  France 1:45:10
10 Luke Gingras Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 1:47:08

Wheelchair women

PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Connie Hansen Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 1:50:06
Silver medal icon.svg Candace Cable Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:52:34
Bronze medal icon.svg Chantal Petitclerc Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:09:13
4 Daniela Jutzeler Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 2:11:19
5 Sherry Ramsey Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:13:46
6 Tami Oothoudt Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:16:07
7 Tracy Miller Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:16:07
8 Mary Thompson Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:26:38

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