Nawal El Moutawakel of Morocco.
The women's marathon was introduced into the Summer Olympics in 1984. The first woman to win a gold medal in the marathon was Joan Benoit of the United States in a time of 2:24:52. American marathon runner, Joan Benoit won the Marathon at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.
Naoko Takahashi of Japan in a time of 2:23:14, the current Olympic record.
In 1984 the Los Angeles Olympics had a women's marathon. Joan Benoit Samuelson of the United States won.
Martina Navratilova was the womens single champion in 1984
That was the 1984 Games in Los Angeles. Joan Benoit of the United States won the gold medal.
Once, a bronze at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.
Waldemar Cierpinski of East Germany won his second consecutive marathon gold at the 1980 Summer Olympics.
The gold medal in the Men's Marathon event at the Rio 2016 Olympics was won by Eliud Kipchoge.
Kenya won the gold medal in the Men's Marathon event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Ethiopia's athlete won the silver medal in the Men's Marathon event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
That was the marathon.
Trophies are not awarded in the Olympics.
The bronze medalist in the Men's Marathon event at the Rio 2016 Olympics was Galen Rupp.
Mens- Argentina Womens- USA
No ... through the 2008 Games in Beijing, Australia has not won a medal in men's marathon. Australia's best finish in men's marathon is a 5th place by Rob de Castella at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles and Steve Moneghetti at the 1988 Games in Seoul.
Joan Benoit, gold medal winner of the first women's marathon in the Olympics (1984), was born in Cape Elizabeth.
Feyisa Lilesa was the silver medal winner in the Men's Marathon event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.