Who Won the 1989
New York Marathon

Juma Ikangaa (Tanzania)

2:08:01

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World Championships wonders – Rob De Castella

International Association of Athletics Federations
... star known as 'Deeks' had set a world record of 2:08:18 when winning the Fukuoka Marathon and a year later he marked out his championship credentials when striking gold at the Commonwealth Games in a captivating duel with Tanzania's Juma Ikangaa.

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These are the closest finishes in Boston Marathon history

Boston.com
Coming into the final stretch on a rainy Monday, the Tanzanian Juma Ikangaa was steps ahead of Kenyan Ibrahim Hussein. Ikangaa began to sprint, hoping to put some distance between himself and Hussein after miles of side-by-side racing. He checked his ...

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Why Did American Men Run Faster In New York Decades Ago?

Runner's World
[Juma Ikangaa won in a then-course record of 2:08:01.] The table below shows the 10 best American times on the five-borough New York City Marathon course. As noted above, the course has undergone slight changes over the decades, and Salazar's 1981 ...

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Mungara leaves it late to retain title at Gold Coast Marathon

International Association of Athletics Federations
The late-race duel evoked memories of the 1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games race in which Robert de Castella defeated Juma Ikangaa, 2:09:18 to 2:09:30. De Castella's time stood as the Australian all-comers' record until Silah Limu and then Mungara ...

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