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Geoffrey Kirui Wins Boston Marathon as Kenya Sweeps Men’s, Women’s Races

Geoffrey Kirui Wins Boston Marathon as Kenya Sweeps Men's, Women's Races
Geoffrey Kirui won the men’s race of the 121st running of the Boston Marathon, capping a sweep for Kenya after Enda Kiplagat won the women’s race.

The 24-year-old Kirui finished in 2:09:37, followed in second place by Galen Rupp of the United States in 2:09:58.  Sugar Osako of Japan finished third.

It was the first marathon win for Geoffrey Kirui, whose previous best performance was third finish at the Rotterdam Marathon in 2016.

 

 

Source: http://www.mwakilishi.com/

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