American Linden, and Japanese Kawauchi won the Boston marathon

Американка Линден и японец Каваучи выиграли Бостонский марафон

Yuki Kawauchi

Boston was one of the most prestigious, 122-th in a row marathon.

American Desiree Linden, and Japanese Yuki Kawauchi became the winners of the 122-th Boston marathon.

The result Kawauchi – 2 hours 15 minutes 58 seconds. The second was the winner of last year’s marathon, Kenyan Geoffrey Kirui (+2 minutes, 22 seconds) rounded out the top three American Shadrek Cipto Biwott (+2.37).

Linden overcame the distance in 2 hours 39 minutes 54 seconds. The second was another American, Sarah sellers (+4 minutes, 10 seconds), third place went to canadian Krista DuChene (+4.26).

Linden became the first since 1985, the American who managed to win the Boston marathon. Kawauchi became the first since 1987, the Japanese, who won the marathon.

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