American conquers boston marathon

  • Rita Jeptoo of Kenya won her Boston Marathon women's title and became the three-time winner for the seventh time. 

    Moreover, Jeptoo has also set a new record for the course. She took 2:18:57 to cross the finish line at the marathon. The AP reports that the men's title was claimed by the 38-year-old Meb Keflezighi. 

    This is the first American men's title since 1983. Keflezighi finished in 2:08:37. 


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