Lelisa Desisa Of Ethiopia Wins Boston Marathon Men’s Race
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BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Marathon men’s division came down to the wire with 20-year-old Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia pulling away on Boylston Street for his first victory here.
He finished in 2:10:22.
It was only Desisa’s second marathon.
Micah Kogo of Kenya was second with a time of 2:10:27.
Gebregziabher Gebremariam of Ethopia finished third in 2:10:28.
Jason Hartmann of Rockford, Michigan came in fourth. He was the first American to cross the finish line in 2:12:11.
Defending champion Wesley Korir of Kenya finished fifth.