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The Sydney Marathon introduced by ASICS has introduced the quickest and most adorned elite area for the 2023 Sydney Marathon, to be run on Sunday, 17 September. The sphere’s expertise in World Championship and World Marathon Majors racing will make it the quickest marathon pack assembled in Australian historical past, with homegrown and worldwide expertise battling it out on the occasion’s new marathon course.   

Minister for Jobs and Tourism John Graham mentioned the Sydney Marathon was a world-class occasion with some of the spectacular marathon programs wherever on the planet.

“Sydney leads the pack in terms of venues to host a marathon. No metropolis on earth has a greater mixture of pure magnificence, a well-known love of sport and iconic landmarks and it’s an honour to host this elite area of worldwide runners who will take a look at themselves right here in Sydney.

“The NSW Authorities is proud to assist the push for Sydney Marathon to turn into a World Marathon Main. It’s a nice instance of a high-participation neighborhood occasion that brings international consideration and tourism advantages for the town and NSW.”  

The 2022 Males’s World Marathon Champion Tamirat Tola (ETH), will headline the boys’s area; competing in Australia for the primary time with a private greatest of two:03:39. Formidable contender Gabriel Geay (TAN), who positioned 2nd on the 2023 Boston Marathon has the quickest private better of the sector at 2:03:00.  They may line up alongside Moses Kibet (KEN), Sydney Marathon’s defending champion and the present document holder for the quickest marathon time ever run in Australia.

Australia’s quickest ever marathoner, Brett Robinson (VIC), who broke Rob de Castella’s long-standing Australian Document in Fukuoka final 12 months with a time of two:07:31 will lead the homegrown elite area.

The 2022 World Marathon Championship runner-up and 2022 Paris Marathon Champion, Judith Jeptum Korir (KEN) will make her Australian debut on the Sydney Marathonwith a private greatest of two:18:20.  She might be chased by a powerful line-up of opponents who’ve recorded instances below 2:23:00 together with Nazret Weldu (ERI), Haven Hailu (ETH) and Angela Tanui (KEN) who has a blistering private greatest time of two:17:57. 

Australian Marathon document holder, Sinead Diver (VIC), who broke the Australian marathon document final 12 months in Valencia with a time of two:21:34 will lead the native elite area, making her Sydney Marathon debut for the primary time in 2023.  

“We’re thrilled to have assembled such a excessive calibre area for this 12 months’s Sydney Marathon, as we head into our second 12 months as a Candidate Race for the Abbott World Marathon Majors,” mentioned Wayne Larden, Race Director, Sydney Marathon. “The presence of those distinctive runners is a testomony to the occasion’s standing as a world-class marathon for elite athletes, working fanatics and leisure runners alike, and we’re assured that this 12 months’s occasion might be nothing wanting extraordinary.”

The Sydney Marathon and its candidacy for the Abbott World Marathon Majors collection is supported by the NSW Authorities by its tourism and main occasions company, Vacation spot NSW.

Register now to safe early chicken costs and your house on the beginning line on Sunday 17 September 2023 at sydneymarathon.com

MEN’S ELITE FIELD

NAME PERSONAL BEST COUNTRY WORLD RANKING
Tamirat Tola 2:03:39 Ethopia #3
Gabriel Geay 2:03:00 Tanzania #9
Amdemework Walelegn 2:05:27 Ethopia #22
Moses Kibet 2:05:20 Kenya #33
Brett Robinson 2:07:31 Australia #104

WOMEN’S ELITE FIELD

NAME PERSONAL BEST COUNTRY WORLD RANKING
Judith Jeptum Korir 2:18:04 Kenya #3
Angela Tanui 2:17:57 Kenya #15
Nazret Weldu 2:20:29 Eritrea #16
Haven Hailu 2:20:19 Ethiopia #18
Sinead Diver 2:21:34 Australia #143
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