Lelisa Desisa wins Boston Men’s Marathon

Lelisa Desisa
Lelisa Desisa

Boston, MA – Lelisa Desisa won the 2013 Boston Men’s Marathon in a slow time of 2:10:22, with Gebre-Egziabher “Gebre” Gebremariam coming in 3rd place, just 1 second behind Licah Kogo of Kenya.

In the women’s race, Meseret Hailu finished second (2:26:58) with Tirfi Tsegaye placing 5th (2:28:09). Rita Jeptoo of Kenya won the race in 2:26:25.

Men’s Race
Place Name Ctry Time
1. Lelisa Desisa ETH 2:10:22
2. Micah Kogo KEN 2:10:27
3. Gebregziabher Gebremariam ETH 2:10:28

Women Race:
Place Name Ctry Time
1. Rita Jeptoo KEN 2:26:25
2. Meseret Hailu ETH 2:26:58
3. Sharon Cherop KEN 2:27:01
4. Shalane Flanagan USA 2:27:08
5. Tirfi Tsegaye ETH 2:28:09


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