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plus place and time of U.S. Women
Los Angeles, CA, USA 8-5-1984
1 Joan Benoit USA 2:24:52
2 Greta Waitz NOR 2:26:18
3 Rosa Mota POR 2:26:57
36 Julie Brown USA 2:47:33
Julie Isphording USA DNF

Seoul, KOR 9-23-1988
1 Rosa Mota POR 2:25:40
2 Lisa Martin AUS 2:25:53
3 Katrin Dorre GDR 2:26:21
17 Nancy Ditz USA 2:33:42
39 Margaret Groos USA 2:40:59
40 Cathy O'Brien USA 2:41:04

Barcelona, ESP 8-1-1992
1 Valentina Yegorova EUN 2:32:41
2 Yuko Arimori JPN 2:32:49
3 Lorraine Moller NZL 2:33:59
10 Cathy O'Brien USA 2:39:42
12 Francie Larrieu-Smith USA 2:41:09
21 Janis Klecker USA 2:47:17

Atlanta, GA, USA 7-28-1996
1 Fatuma Roba ETH 2:26:05
2 Valentina Yegorova RUS 2:28:05
3 Yuko Arimori JPN 2:28:39
10 Anne Marie Lauck USA 2:31:30
31 Linda Somers USA 2:36:58
Jenny Spangler USA DNF

Sydney, AUS 9-24-2000
1 Naoko Takahashi JPN 2:23:14
2 Lidia Simon ROU 2:23:22
3 Joyce Chepchumba KEN 2:24:45
19 Christine Clark USA 2:31:35

Athens, GRE 8-22-2004
1 Mizuki Noguchi JPN 2:26:20
2 Catherine Ndereba KEN 2:26:32
3 Deena Kastor USA 2:27:20
34 Jennifer Rhines USA 2:43:52
39 Colleen De Reuck USA 2:46:30

Beijing, CHN Sunday 8-17-2008
1 Constantina Dita ROU 2:26:44
2 Catherine Ndereba KEN 2:27:06
3 Chunxiu Zhou CHN 2:27:07
27 Blake Russell USA 2:33:13
Magdalena Lewy-Boulet USA DNF
Deena Kastor USA DNF

London, GBR Sunday 8-5-2012
11:00am BST: British Summer Time
or Midnight Sat. 8-4-2012 in Hawaii
1 Tiki Gelana ETH 2:23:07 (OR)
2 Priscah Jeptoo KEN 2:23:12
3 Tatyana Petrova Arkhipova RUS 2:23:29 (PB)
10 Shalane Flanagan USA 2:25:51
11 Kara Goucher USA 2:26:07
Desiree Davila USA DNF

Rio de Janeiro, BRA Sun 8-14-2016
9:30am local time, 2:30am Hawaii time
1 Jemima Sumgong KEN 2:24:04
2 Eunice Kirwa BRN 2:24:13
3 Mare Dibaba ETH 2:24:30
6 Shalane Flanagan USA 2:25:26
7 Desiree Linden USA 2:26:08
9 Amy Cragg USA 2:28:25

Tokyo in 2020
Will we get to see any 1964 U.S. Olympians go back for a visit?
The Association of Road Racing Statisticians
Thanks to Ken Young and others at ARRS for compiling these race results.
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