Ukrainian Tetyana Gamera-Shmyrko won the marathon in Osaka at a distance of 42,195 km with a personal best — 2:23.58 year. The press service of the National Committee of Ukraine.
"This is 34 seconds faster than the time shown by Tatiana at the Games XXX Olympiad in London, where she finished fifth. Gamera-Shmyrko — the first of Ukrainian athletes who managed to win the marathon in Osaka, "- said in a statement.
In the final part of the course our athlete surpassed Japanese girl Kayoko Fukushi, who was leading at the time. Finished third, another representative of Japan, Yuko Watanabe.