The Top 20 Comrades Marathon 2023 Winners

By Staff Writer    11-Jun-2023 22:57 UTC+02:00

The 96th Comrades Marathon has come and gone. The race, which was a down-run, was won by South African runner Tete Dijana for the second year in a row, with a record-breaking time of 05:13:58. Piet Wiersma (Netherlands) and Edward Mothibi (South Africa), finished at the second and third positions, respectively. Interestingly, this year’s top 3 winners broke the previous record of 5 hours, 18 minutes and 19 seconds, which was set by David Gatebe in 2016.

In the women’s category, the winner was Gerda Steyn (South African), who crossed the finish line in a record-breaking time of 05:13:58. Adele Broodryk and Carla Molinaro, both also South African, came in second and third, with finishing times of 05:56:26 and 06:00:23, respectively. Broodryk impressive finishing time made her the second fastest female finisher in the history of the Comrades Marathon.

The top 20 winners in the general and women’s categories are listed in the two tables below.

General (All males)

1Tete Dijana05:13:58
2Piet Wiersma05:14:01
3Edward Mothibi05:17:34
4Gordon Lesetedi05:20:43
5Rufus Photo05:21:48
6Johannes Makgetla05:23:34
7Teboho Sello05:24:23
8Aleksei Beresnev05:24:41
9Gift Kelehe05:27:53
10Joseph Manyedi05:29:49
11Sikhumbuzo Seme05:30:05
12Nkosikhona Mhlakwana05:30:35
13David Gatebe05:30:50
14Laurindo Nunes Neto05:31:29
15Alex Milne05:31:35
16Bongmusa Mthembu05:32:11
17Zukile Vellem05:36:14
18Sanele Sibisi05:37:13
19Elov Olsson05:38:05
20Jo Fukuda05:39:14



1Gerda Steyn05:44:54
2Adele Broodryk05:56:26
3Carla Molinaro06:00:23
4Alexandra Morozova06:14:33
5Noora Honkala06:25:00
6Camille Chaigneau06:26:58
7Jenet Mbhele06:27:14
8Galaletsang Mekgoe06:31:19
9Deanne Laubscher06:36:56
10Diana Dzaviza06:37:57
11Ann Ashworth06:42:14
12Lizzy babili06:50:16
13Izabella Borisova06:51:40
14Melissah Gibson06:51:49
15Maretha Smit06:57:56
16Antoinette Kyriacou07:01:01
17Abby Solms07:01:42
18Lene Swart07:02:52
19Renata Vosloo07:04:21
20Carol Smith07:09:54

Full results can be found here.

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