Albina Mayorova of Russia won the Nagoya Women's Marathon, Japan this morning and enhancing her chances of a ticket to the London Olympics.
This event, held on the one-year anniversary of the Tohoku Tsunami disasters with a new course attracted about 15,000 participants making it the largest women-only marathon race in the world.
Results of top finishers:
1) 2:23:52 (PB) - Albina Mayorova (RUS)
2) 2:24:14 - Yoshimi Ozaki (JPN)
3) 2:24:28 (PB) - Remi Nakazato (JPN)
4) 2:25:02 - Yoko Shibui(JPN)
5) 2:25:26 (PB) - Mai Ito (JPN)