Ts.Byambajav finishes 55th at men’s Olympic marathon

2021-08-08 16:59:24

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the final day of the Tokyo Olympics on August 8, the men’s marathon kicked off at 7 am. Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya finished first in the marathon with a time of 2 hours 8 minutes and 38 seconds, defending his Olympic marathon title. 


IM Ts.Byambajav put his strength, endurance, and speed to the test, finishing 55th out of 106 athletes that competed in the event. He completed the marathon in a seasonal best of 2 hours 21 minutes and 32 seconds.


Despite switching the venue to Sapporo due to concerns over the extreme heat in Tokyo, a total of 30 athletes dropped out of the race. State Honored Athlete B.Ser-Od was also unable to complete the marathon. The Tokyo Olympics was his 5th Olympic Games that he competed in.