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The London Marathon

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Live cove rage of the 26.2-mile race which starts at Greenwich and finishes in the Mall. In the men's race, Olympic champion Josiah Thugwane and world champion Abel Anton will be aiming to prevent Portugal's Antonio Pinto from completing a hat-trick of London victories. Thewomen's race is likelyto feature
Scotland's Liz McColgan and last year's winner Joyce Chepchumba.
The elite women's race starts at 9.00, the wheelchair race at 9.25 and the elite men's and mass race get underway at
9.30. Commentary by David Coleman , Brendan Foster , Eamonn Martin ,
Paul Dickenson and Chhs Hallam , with reports from Christina Boxer , Hugh Jones , Hazel Irvine and Diane-Louise Jordan. Introduced by Sue Barker. More coverage at 12.35pm. Producers Martin Hopkins and Martin Webster
Editor Dave Gordon ♦ See Sport: page 43

Contributors

Unknown: Josiah Thugwane
Unknown: Abel Anton
Unknown: Antonio Pinto
Unknown: Liz McColgan
Unknown: Joyce Chepchumba.
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Brendan Foster
Commentary By: Eamonn Martin
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson
Commentary By: Chhs Hallam
Unknown: Christina Boxer
Unknown: Hugh Jones
Unknown: Hazel Irvine
Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan.
Introduced By: Sue Barker.
Producers: Martin Hopkins
Producers: Martin Webster
Editor: Dave Gordon

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