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Deena Kastor of the US (bronze), Mizuki Noguchi of Japan (gold) and Catherine Ndereba of Kenya (silver) celebrate on the podium of the women's marathon at the Olympic Stadium 23 August 2004 during the Olympic Games athletics competitions in Athens. Mizuki Noguchi kept the Olympic Games women's marathon title in Japan when she clinched gold in a time of 2hrs 26min 20sec. AFP PHOTO TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA