2021 Berlin Marathon

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47th Berlin Marathon
Venue Berlin, Germany
Dates26 September 2021 (2021-09-26)
Champions
Men Guye Adola (2:05:45)
Women Gotytom Gebreslase (2:20:09)
Wheelchair men Marcel Hug (1:24:03)
Wheelchair women Manuela Schär (1:37:31)
  2019
2022 

The 2021 Berlin Marathon was a marathon race held on 26 September 2021. [1] It was the 47th edition of the annual Berlin Marathon. It was the first edition of the Berlin Marathon to take place after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2019. The 2020 Berlin Marathon was cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. [2] The race was the first of the five World Marathon Majors held in 2021; all the events in the series are being run in the space of six weeks between late September and early November. [3] The marathon distance is just over 26 miles (42 km) in length and the course is run around the city and starts and finishes in the Tiergarten.

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The marathon was won by Guye Adola and Gotytom Gebreslase, both of Ethiopia, in 2:05:45 and 2:20:09, respectively, while the wheelchair race was won by Marcel Hug and Manuela Schär, both of Switzerland, in 1:24:03 and 1:37:31, respectively. [4] [5] [6] [7]

Results

Results for the top ten in the running races and top three in the wheelchair races are listed below.

Men's race result
PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Guye Adola Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:05:45
Silver medal icon.svg Bethwel Yegon Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:06:14
Bronze medal icon.svg Kenenisa Bekele Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:06:47
4 Tadu Abate Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:08:24
5 Cosmas Muteti Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:08:45
6 Philemon Kacheran Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:09:29
7 Okubay Tsegay Flag of Eritrea.svg  Eritrea 2:10:37
8 Benard Kimeli Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:10:50
9 Hidekazu Hijikata Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2:11:47
10 Hosea Kipkemboi Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:12:25
Women's race result
PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Gotytom Gebreslase Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:20:09
Silver medal icon.svg Hiwot Gebrekidan Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:21:23
Bronze medal icon.svg Helen Tola Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:23:05
4 Edith Chelimo Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:24:33
5 Shure Demise Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:24:43
6 Fancy Chemutai Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:24:58
7 Izabela Paszkiewicz Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 2:27:41
8 Ruth Chebitok Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:28:18
9 Rabea Schöneborn Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 2:28:49
10 Martina Strähl Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 2:30:37
Wheelchair men's race result
PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Marcel Hug Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 1:24:03
Silver medal icon.svg Daniel Romanchuk Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:24:47
Bronze medal icon.svg Brent Lakatos Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 1:29:54
Wheelchair women's race result
PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Manuela Schär Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 1:37:31
Silver medal icon.svg Tatyana McFadden Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:38:54
Bronze medal icon.svg Aline Dos Santos Rocha Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 1:41:39

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