Kenyans Sweep Titles in 121st Boston Marathon 1 234 567

Kenyans Sweep Titles in 121st Boston Marathon

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Geoffrey Kirui of Kenya won the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, leading a sweep for his nation of the men's and women's divisions.

Kirui pulled away from three-time U.S. Olympian Galen Rupp with 2 miles (3 kilometers) to go in the 26.2-mile (42 km) run to take the title in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 37 seconds. Rupp was 21 seconds back, and Suguru Osako of Japan placed third, 51 seconds behind the winner.

"In my mind, I was sure that one day I would win this race,'' said...

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