Boston Marathon: Jeptoo sets new course record, Keflezighi is first American winner since 1983

Boston Marathon: Jeptoo sets new course record, Keflezighi is first American winner since 1983

Meb Keflezighi Boston

Boston, MA– Defending champion Rita Jeptoo of Kenya won the 2014 Boston Marathon women’s race by setting a new course record of 2:18.57.

Buzunesh Deba and Mare Dibaba, both from Ethiopia, finished 2nd and 3rd respectively.

The men’s winner was Eritrean-American Meb Keflizighi, who clocked in 2: 08.37, followed by Wilson Chebet (2:08.48) and fellow compatriot Frankline Chepkwony (2:08.50).

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