Amsterdam Marathon

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The Amsterdam Marathon (branded TCS Amsterdam Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon (42.195 km) in Amsterdam in the Netherlands since 1975.wikipedia
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The 1980 course record of 2:09:01 ran by Dutchman Gerard Nijboer could be considered an unofficial world record as the generally recognized record at that time, 2:08:34 in Antwerp, had been run on a course that was 500 meters short.

International Association of Athletics Federations

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The road race has a Gold Label from the IAAF.


In 2012, the Kenyan Wilson Chebet won the race by a time of 2:05:41 and broke the previous course record by three seconds.


In the same year, Ethiopian Meseret Hailu broke the women's course record with a time of 2:21:09.

List of winners of the Amsterdam Marathon

This page lists the winners of the Amsterdam Marathon, which was first held during the 1928 Summer Olympics (men's competition only) and annually from 1975 onwards, with the exception of 1978.

Emmanuel Kipchirchir Mutai

Emmanuel Mutai
Initially running in half marathons, he made his debut over the full distance in 2007 and won his first race later that year at the Amsterdam Marathon.

Tsegaye Kebede

He quickly rose to become a prominent distance runner after his international debut at the Amsterdam Marathon in 2007.

Bernard Kipyego

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He has reached the podium at the Amsterdam Marathon, Chicago Marathon, Boston Marathon, Paris Marathon and Tokyo Marathon.

Tiki Gelana

She won the 2011 Amsterdam Marathon and the 2012 Rotterdam Marathon.

Solomon Busendich

Solomon Naibei Busendich (born January 10, 1984 in Mount Elgon) is a male long-distance runner from Kenya, who won the 2006 edition of the Amsterdam Marathon as a debutant, clocking 2:08:52 hours.

Tesfaye Eticha

Tesfaye Eticha (born June 27, 1974) is a male long-distance runner from Switzerland (formerly Ethiopia), who won the 1994 edition of Amsterdam Marathon, clocking 2:15:56 on September 25, 1994.

Helena Kirop

Kirop was the runner-up at the 2006 Amsterdam Marathon and the 2007 Rotterdam Marathon and has had top three finishes at the Berlin Marathon and Dubai Marathon.

Mieke Pullen

She ran thirty races over the distance in her career, winning races in Eindhoven, Amsterdam, Enschede and Singapore.

John Burra

John Burra (born November 20, 1965) is a retired long-distance runner from Tanzania, who won the 1987 edition of Amsterdam Marathon, clocking 2:12:40 on May 10, 1987.

Shitaye Gemechu

Shitaye first came to prominence with a win at the 2001 Amsterdam Marathon.