http://www.iaaf.org/LRR09/news/newsid=49018.html

Nice depth with the first eight under-2:28. But I'm pleased Shibui has finally lived up to her pre-race bravado for once.

1. Yoko Shibui 2:23:42 (17:25, 34:32, 51:50, 1:09:11, 1:26:40, 1:43:56, 2:00:07, 2:16:40)
2. Yukiko Akaba 2:25:40
3. Yumiko Hara 2:26:57
4. Miki Ohira 2:27:08
5. Lidia Simon (ROU) 2:27:14
6. Mika Okunaga 2:27:16
7. Ruth Wanjiru (KEN) 2:27:38
8. Madoka Ogi 2:27:56
9. Akane Wakita 2:31:16
10. Akemi Ozaki 2:32:09
11. Hiromi Ominami 2:32:30
12. Worknesh Tola (ETH) 2:33:51
13. Satoko Uetani 2:34:39
14. Mai Tagami 2:34:42