Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games – Men's marathon

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The men's marathon event at the 1990 Commonwealth Games was held in Auckland, New Zealand on 30 January 1990. [1] [2] [3]

Marathon long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres

The marathon is a long-distance race with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres, usually run as a road race. The event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon to Athens, who reported the victory. The marathon can be completed by running or with a run/walk strategy. There are also wheelchair divisions.

Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games

At the 1990 Commonwealth Games, the athletics events were held at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand from 27 January to 3 February 1990. A total of 42 events were contested, 23 by male and 19 by female athletes.

Auckland Metropolitan area in North Island, New Zealand

Auckland is a city in the North Island of New Zealand. The most populous urban area in the country, Auckland has an urban population of around 1,628,900. It is located in the Auckland Region—the area governed by Auckland Council—which includes outlying rural areas and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf, resulting in a total population of 1,695,900. Auckland is a diverse, multicultural and cosmopolitan city, home to the largest Polynesian population in the world. A Māori-language name for Auckland is Tāmaki or Tāmaki Makaurau, meaning "Tāmaki with a hundred lovers", in reference to the desirability of its fertile land at the hub of waterways in all directions.


Gold medal icon.svg Douglas Wakiihuri Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:10:27
Silver medal icon.svg Steve Moneghetti Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 2:10:34
Bronze medal icon.svg Simon Robert Naali Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 2:10:38
4 Steve Jones Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 2:12:44
5 Ibrahim Hussein Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:13:20
6 Daniel Nzioka Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:13:27
7 Rex Wilson Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2:13:48
8 Geoffrey Wightman Flag of England.svg  England 2:14:16
9 Steve Brace Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 2:16:16
10 Thabiso Moqhali Flag of Lesotho (1987-2006).svg  Lesotho 2:17:33
11 Juma Ikangaa Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 2:18:47
12 Ernest Tjela Flag of Lesotho (1987-2006).svg  Lesotho 2:18:48
13 Robert De Castella Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 2:18:50
14 Bigboy Matlapeng Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana 2:20:18
15 Motsemme Kgaotsang Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana 2:20:41
16 John Mwathiwa Flag of Malawi.svg  Malawi 2:23:31
17 Paul Herlihy Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2:24:52
18 Nicholas Nyengerayi Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe 2:26:20
19 Bradley Camp Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 2:27:05
20 David Mponye Flag of Lesotho (1987-2006).svg  Lesotho 2:27:26
21 Vusie Dlamini Flag of Eswatini.svg  Swaziland 2:27:55
22 Gordon Christie Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:32:19
23 Sebio Sikanyika Flag of Zambia.svg  Zambia 2:33:23
Carl Thackery Flag of England.svg  England DNF
Tony Milovsorov Flag of England.svg  England DNF
William Tweed Flag of Jersey.svg  Jersey DNF
John Campbell Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand DNF
Alfred Shahanga Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania DNF
Peter Biggs Flag of the Falkland Islands.svg  Falkland Islands DNS
William Goss Flag of the Falkland Islands.svg  Falkland Islands DNS
Derick Adamson Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica DNS
Moneri Lebesa Flag of Lesotho (1987-2006).svg  Lesotho DNS

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  1. "Results". Archived from the original on 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2016-07-28.
  2. Power of 10 Result
  3. ARRS Results