World Marathon Rankings for 1917

Men
 no marathons were held at the standard distance (42.195 km)

40 km/40.2km/25mi
 2:30:12a    (1)   Fumio Uzawa (JPN)                              21 Oct 1917  Yokohama JPN
 2:31:23.2   (1)   Genichi Hashimoto (JPN)                        12 May 1917  Tokyo JPN  
 2:34:28.7   (1)   Lauri Halonen (FIN)             24 Mar 1894    29 Jul 1917  Helsinki FIN
 2:35:18.5<  (1)   Gustav Kinn (SWE)               10 Jun 1895    08 Jul 1917  Stockholm SWE
 2:35:47.5   (1)   Gustav  Kinn-2                  10 Jun 1895    16 Sep 1917  Stockholm SWE
 2:37:41     (1)   Rudolf Wahlin (SWE)             02 Nov 1887    23 Sep 1917  Uppsala SWE
 2:38:22.5   (1)   Sukeyuki Akiba (JPN)                           18 Nov 1917  Nishinomiya JPN 
 2:39:35.7<  (2)   Runar Ohman (SWE)               20 May 1890    08 Jul 1917  Stockholm SWE 
 2:40:25     (1)   Hans Schuster (SWE)             07 Dec 1888    22 Feb 1917  Bronx NY USA
 2:40:35.9   (1)   Matti Leminen (FIN)             05 Mar 1889    15 Jul 1917  Kotka FIN
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 2:40:50     (2)   Harry Lucas (NY/USA)                           22 Feb 1917  Bronx NY USA
 2:42:27     (2)   Yahei Miura (JPN)               02 Apr 1891    18 Nov 1917  Nishinomiya JPN
 2:42:35<    (3)   Oscar Bjork (SWE)               05 Feb 1889    08 Jul 1917  Stockholm SWE 
 2:42:59     (3)   Ichizo Itadani (JPN)                           18 Nov 1917  Nishinomiya JPN
 2:43:04     (1)   Lauri Halonen-2                 24 Mar 1894    09 Sep 1917  Viipuri FIN
 2:43:10     (2)   Gabriel Ruotsalainen (FIN)      13 Mar 1893    15 Jul 1917  Kotka FIN
 2:43:35     (3)   Arthur Roth (USA)               10 May 1892    22 Feb 1917  Bronx NY USA
 2:44:07.6<  (4)   William Gruner (SWE)            06 May 1888    08 Jul 1917  Stockholm SWE 
 2:44:52.5   (2)   Vilhelm Larsson SWE                    1891    16 Sep 1917  Stockholm SWE
 2:45:22.9   (2)   Axel Stenlund  (SWE)                           23 Sep 1917  Uppsala SWE  
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 2:46:19.9   (3)   Runar Ohman-2                   20 May 1890    16 Sep 1917  Stockholm SWE
 2:46:58.2   (1)   William Gruner-2                06 May 1888    20 May 1917  Stockholm SWE 
 2:47:00     (4)   Sidney Hatch (IL/USA)           06 Dec 1885    22 Feb 1917  Bronx NY USA
 2:47:52.8   (2)   Aarne Kallberg (FIN)            27 Jul 1891    29 Jul 1917  Helsinki FIN    
 2:48:07     (1)   Rudolf Hansen (DEN)             30 Mar 1889    09 Sep 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 2:48:46     (2)   William Gruner-3                06 May 1888    09 Sep 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 2:49:12     (3)   J Laaksonen (FIN)                              29 Jul 1917  Helsinki FIN   
 2:50:18     (3)   Aage Jensen (DEN)                              09 Sep 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 2:50:55     (4)   Holger Jorgensen (DEN)                         09 Sep 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 2:51:15     (1)   Hans Buchardt (DEN)             30 Nov 1893    03 Jun 1917  Copenhagen DEN 
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 2:54:00     (2)   Rudolf Hansen-2                 30 Mar 1889    03 Jun 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 2:54:50.9   (2)   Anton Gustavsson (SWE)                 1890    20 May 1917  Stockholm SWE
 2:55:15     (3)   Axel Ohrbom (SWE)                              20 May 1917  Stockholm SWE 
 2:56:35     (5)   Poul Larsen (DEN)                              09 Sep 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 2:59:10.4   (1)   Juri Lossman (EST)              04 Feb 1891    19 Aug 1917  Tallinn EST 
 2:59:51     (1)   Joseph Giorgio (NY/USA)                        29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA
 3:00:05     (3)   Georg Jensen (DEN)                             03 Jun 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 3:00:13     (2)   Heinrich Tann (EST)                            19 Aug 1917  Tallinn EST 
 3:01:03     (3)   Hinrich Paal (EST)              26 Jun 1895    19 Aug 1917  Tallinn EST 
 3:02:42     (6)   P Kjaerby(DEN)                                 09 Sep 1917  Copenhagen DEN
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 3:05:05     (2)   Harry Spies (NY/USA)                           29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA 
 3:05:15     (3)   James Brooks (NY/USA)                          29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA 
 3:06:00     (4)   Sofus Rose (DEN)                10 Apr 1894    03 Jun 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 3:07:05     (5)   A Wilhelm (DEN)                                03 Jun 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 3:07:05     (4)   Peter (Panayotis) Trivoulidis (NY/GRE) 1891    29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA 
 3:08:30     (7)   Oscar Bjork-2                   05 Feb 1889    09 Sep 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 3:09:05     (6)   I Husted (DEN)                                 03 Jun 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 3:09:10     (7)   Reinhard Andersen (DEN)                        03 Jun 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 3:09:58     (8)   Svend Jensen (DEN)                             09 Sep 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 3:10:35     (9)   A Wilhelm-2                                    09 Sep 1917  Copenhagen DEN
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 3:10:40     (5)   Billy Frank (NY/USA)                           29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA 
 3:14:24     (6)   Frank Gillespie (IL/USA)                       29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA 
 3:25:12     (8)   Jens Kroman (DEN)                              03 Jun 1917  Copenhagen DEN
 3:25:45     (7)   George Kirkwood (NY/USA)                       29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA
 3:28:32     (8)   William Boak (NY/USA)                          29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA  
 3:31:00     (9)   Carl Jensen (DEN)                              03 Jun 1917  Copenhagen DEN 
 3:31:56     (4)   Adolf Kukke (EST)                              19 Aug 1917  Tallinn EST 
 3:32:50<    (1)   Laur. Nielsen (DEN)                            06 May 1917  Ringsted DEN
 3:34:46     (9)   Olin Weeks (NY/USA)                    1869    29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA 
 3:35:17     (10)  Harry Parkinson (NY/USA)                       29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA 
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 3:37:00<    (2)   Johannes Petersen (DEN)                        06 May 1917  Ringsted DEN
 3:42:06     (11)  Robert Hug (NY/USA)                            29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA 
 3:49:30     (5)   Alfred Schmidt (EST)            01 May 1898    19 Aug 1917  Tallinn EST 
 3:51:21     (12)  Louis Rado (USA)                               29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA 
 3:52:36.4   (6)   Ferdinand Birkentok (EST)                      19 Aug 1917  Tallinn EST  
 3:58:19     (13)  Jean Barinque (NY/USA)                         29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA 
 4:03:xx     (14)  James Hocking (NJ/USA)                         29 Nov 1917  Yonkers NY USA 

Short Course (ca 24.5 mi/39 km)
2:24:04.2 (1) Clarence DeMar(NH/USA) 07 Jun 1888 05 Oct 1917 Brockton MA USA 2:25:35.2 (2) Ville Kyronen (FIN) 14 Jun 1891 05 Oct 1917 Brockton MA USA 2:27:36.6 (3) Carl Linder (MA/USA) 29 Dec 1890 05 Oct 1917 Brockton MA USA 2:29:03 (4) Arthur Roth (MA/USA) 10 May 1892 05 Oct 1917 Brockton MA USA 2:36:04 (5) William Kennedy (IL/USA) 1884 05 Oct 1917 Brockton MA USA 2:40:30 (6) Hans Schuster (SWE) 07 Dec 1888 05 Oct 1917 Brockton MA USA 2:48:xx (7) Al Horne (MA/USA) 05 Oct 1917 Brockton MA USA 2:51:20 (8) Mike Dwyer (NY/USA) 05 Oct 1917 Brockton MA USA 2:52:30 (9) Williams Franz (NY/USA) 05 Oct 1917 Brockton MA USA 2:55:xx (10) Harry Parker (MA/USA) 05 Oct 1917 Brockton MA USA
Short Course (between 37.1 and 38.3 km)
2:28:37.2 (1) William Kennedy (IL/USA) 1884 19 Apr 1917 Boston MA USA 2:30:19.2 (2) Sidney Hatch (IL/USA) 06 Dec 1885 19 Apr 1917 Boston MA USA 2:31:05 (3) Clarence DeMar(NH/USA) 07 Jun 1888 19 Apr 1917 Boston MA USA 2:31:58 (4) Hannes Kolehmainen (FIN) 09 Dec 1889 19 Apr 1917 Boston MA USA 2:36:20 (5) Charles Mellor (IL/USA) 27 Dec 1893 19 Apr 1917 Boston MA USA 2:37:28 (6) Hans Schuster (SWE) 07 Dec 1888 19 Apr 1917 Boston MA USA 2:38:38 (7) Carl Linder (MA/USA) 29 Dec 1890 19 Apr 1917 Boston MA USA 2:40:06.2 (8) Mike Lynch (DC/USA) 19 Apr 1917 Boston MA USA 2:44:28 (9) Prescot Dean (NY/USA) 19 Apr 1917 Boston MA USA 2:44:28 (10) Leroy David (MA/USA) 19 Apr 1917 Boston MA USA
Last Updated on 05 Jun 2011

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