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MARATHON-BOSTON: African challenge fizzles out in Boston Marathon, worst performance since 1990

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MARATHON-BOSTON: African challenge fizzles out in Boston Marathon, worst performance since 1990

ANA Sports ReporterBOSTON, USA, April 17 (ANA) - The African challenge in Monday's Boston Marathon was thwarted as Japan's Yuki Kawauchi and American Desiree Linden were the winners of the men's and women's races.
Best of the Africans was Kenya's Geoffrey Kirui who finished second in the men's race among a glut of Americans while fellow countrywoman Edna Kiplagat finished ninth among the women. ...

 

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