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Chebet beat Cherono and Kipruto to win Boston marathon

Former Valencia marathon champion Evans Chebet defeated former Boston marathon champion Lawrence Cherono and then defending champion Benson Kipruto to win the 126th edition of Boston Marathon held today in the USA.

Chebet repeated the 2020 Valencia win, beating Cherono for the second time leading Kenyan podium sweep when he cut the tape in 2:06.51 followed by Cherono to second in 2:07.21 and Kipruto settling for second in 2:07.27.

Selected results

Men

  1. Evans Chebet (KEN) 2:06.51
  2. Lawrence Cherono (KEN) 2:07.21
  3. Benson Kipruto (KEN) 2:07.27
  4. Gabriel Geay (TAN) 2:07.53
  5. Eric Kiptanui (KEN) 2:08.47
  6. Albert Korir (KEN) 2:08.50
  7. Scott Fauble (USA) 2:08.52
  8. Jemal Yemer (ETH) 2:08.58
  9. Elkana Kibet (USA) 2:09.07
  10. Kinde Atanaw (ETH) 2:09.16
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