Desisa, Jeptoo win Boston Marathon

April 15, 2013|By Patrick Maynard | The Baltimore Sun

Lelisa Desisa and Rita Jeptoo have won the 2013 Boston Marathon.

Desisa, as 23-year-old from Ambo, Ethiopia, ran past a pack that at various times included 2012 winner Wesley Korir and American Jason Hartmann. Hartmann, the best hope for a United States win after the three top-seeded Americans dropped out, repeated his 2012 placement of fourth.

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