Tanzania: Golfer Showers Praise On Marathoner Simbu
Only one other Tanzanian marathoner has ever come this close to win an Olympic medal: Juma Ikangaa at the Los Angeles Olympics where he came in sixth. Filbert Bayi and Suleiman Nyambui won silver in 3000 steeple chase and 5000 metres races in ...
Why Did American Men Run Faster In New York Decades Ago?
[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 ...
Tanzanians Can Do It, Says Simbu
It was the country's best performance in the marathon race since 1964, when Tanzania made her first appearance in the multisport event, breaking the previous record by Juma Ikangaa, who finished in 6th in the 1984 Games held in Los Angeles, USA.
Tanzania: Weak Rio Olympic, Stronger Tokyo, Japan, 2020 Bid
... the whole country embraced the sport and later came a long list of great runners such as Gidamis Shahanga, Juma Ikangaa, Zakaria Barie, Samson Ramadhani and all those who took over the stage up to 2006, when the country won its last medal in global ...