Boston Winners II

1946 * Stylianos Kyriakides * Greece * 2:29:27
1947 * Suh Yun-bok * South Korea * 2:25:39 world record, course record
1948 * Gérard Côté * Canada * 2:31:02 4th victory
1949 * Karl Leandersson * Sweden * 2:31:50
1950 * Ham Kee-Yong * South Korea * 2:32:39
1951 * Shigeki Tanaka * Japan * 2:27:45
1952 * Doroteo Flores * Guatemala * 2:31:53
1953 * Keizo Yamada * Japan * 2:18:51 course record
1954 * Veikko Karvonen * Finland * 2:20:39
1955 * Hideo Hamamura * Japan * 2:18:22 course record
1956 * Antti Viskari * Finland * 2:14:14 course record
1957 * John J. Kelley * United States (CT) * 2:20:05 course record (new course)
1958 * Franjo Mihalić * Yugoslavia * 2:25:54
1959 * Eino Oksanen * Finland * 2:22:42
1960 * Paavo Kotila * Finland * 2:20:54
1961 * Eino Oksanen * Finland * 2:23:39 2nd victory
1962 * Eino Oksanen * Finland * 2:23:48 3rd victory
1963 * Aurèle Vandendriessche * Belgium * 2:18:58 course record
1964 * Aurèle Vandendriessche * Belgium * 2:19:59 2nd victory
1965 * Morio Shigematsu * Japan * 2:16:33 course record
1966 * Kenji Kimihara * Japan * 2:17:11
1967 * Dave McKenzie * New Zealand * 2:15:45 course record
1968 * Amby Burfoot * United States (CT) * 2:22:17
1969 * Yoshiaki Unetani * Japan * 2:13:49 course record
1970 * Ron Hill * United Kingdom * 2:10:30 course record
1971 * Álvaro Mejía * Colombia * 2:18:45
1972 * Olavi Suomalainen * Finland * 2:15:39
1973 * Jon Anderson * United States (OR) * 2:16:03
1974 * Neil Cusack * Ireland * 2:13:39
1975 * Bill Rodgers * United States (MA) * 2:09:55 course record
1976 * Jack Fultz * United States (VA) * 2:20:19
1977 * Jerome Drayton * Canada * 2:14:46
1978 * Bill Rodgers * United States (MA) * 2:10:13 2nd victory
1979 * Bill Rodgers * United States (MA) * 2:09:27 3rd victory, course record
1980 * Bill Rodgers * United States (MA) * 2:12:11 4th victory
1981 * Toshihiko Seko * Japan * 2:09:26 course record
1982 * Alberto Salazar * United States (MA) * 2:08:52 course record
1983 * Greg Meyer * United States (MI) * 2:09:00
1984 * Geoff Smith * United Kingdom * 2:10:34
1985 * Geoff Smith * United Kingdom * 2:14:05 2nd victory
1986 * Robert de Castella * Australia * 2:07:51 course record
1987 * Toshihiko Seko * Japan * 2:11:50 2nd victory
1988 * Ibrahim Hussein * Kenya * 2:08:43
1989 * Abebe Mekonnen * Ethiopia * 2:09:06
1990 * Gelindo Bordin * Italy * 2:08:19
1991 * Ibrahim Hussein * Kenya * 2:11:06 2nd victory
1992 * Ibrahim Hussein * Kenya * 2:08:14 3rd victory
1993 * Cosmas Ndeti * Kenya * 2:09:33
1994 * Cosmas Ndeti * Kenya * 2:07:15 2nd victory, course record
1995 * Cosmas Ndeti * Kenya * 2:09:22 3rd victory
1996 * Moses Tanui * Kenya * 2:09:15
1997 * Lameck Aguta * Kenya * 2:10:34
1998 * Moses Tanui * Kenya * 2:07:34 2nd victory
1999 * Joseph Chebet * Kenya * 2:09:52
2000 * Elijah Lagat * Kenya * 2:09:47
2001 * Lee Bong-Ju * South Korea * 2:09:43
2002 * Rodgers Rop * Kenya * 2:09:02
2003 * Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot * Kenya * 2:10:11
2004 * Timothy Cherigat * Kenya * 2:10:37
2005 * Hailu Negussie * Ethiopia * 2:11:44
2006 * Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot * Kenya * 2:07:14 2nd victory, course record
2007 * Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot * Kenya * 2:14:13 3rd victory
2008 * Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot * Kenya * 2:07:45 4th victory
2009 * Deriba Merga * Ethiopia * 2:08:42
2010 * Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot * Kenya * 2:05:52 course record
2011 * Geoffrey Mutai * Kenya * 2:03:02 course record, fastest marathon ever
2012 * Wesley Korir * Kenya * 2:12:40
2013 * Lelisa Desisa Benti * Ethiopia 2:10:22

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