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Kawauchi & Linden Win 2018 Boston Marathon

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

 

Desiree Linden

Japan's Yuki Kawauchi and Desiree Linden are the winners of the men’s and women’s 2018 Boston Marathon.

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 

Wheelchair Division

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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