Kawauchi & Linden Win 2018 Boston Marathon
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Kawauchi finished with a time of 2:15:54 to become the first Japanese winner since 1987.
Linden finished the race with a time of 2:39:54 to become the first American woman to win since 1985.
Men’s Top 3
1. Yuki Kawauchi - Japan
2. Geoffrey Kirui - Kenya
3. Shadrack Biwott - USA
Women’s top 3
1. Desiree Linden - USA
2. Sarah Sellers - USA
3. Krista Duchene - Canada
The men’s wheelchair division was won by Marcel Hug for the fourth year in a row.
He finished with a time of 1:46:26.
The women’s wheelchair division was won by Tatyana McFadden, with a time of 2:04:40.
McFadden did not win last year’s race, but won four straight races from 2013 to 2016.
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