Jepchirchir out-sprint Ababel to win Boston marathon

Olympic marathon champion Peres jepchirchir won the Boston marathon title beating Ethiopian Ababel yeshaneh and Mary Ngugi held today in the USA.

The New York marathon champion won the title in 2:21.01 ahead of Yeshaneh in a sprint finish of 2:21.05 and Ngugi completing the podium in 2:21.32.

Selected results


  1. Peres Jepchirchir (KEN) 2:21.01
  2. Ababel Yeshaneh (ETH) 2:21.05
  3. Mary Ngugi (KEN) 2:21.32
  4. Edna Kiplagat (KEN) 2:21.40
  5. Monica Ngige (KEN) 2:22.13
  6. Viola Cheptoo Lagat (KEN) 2:23.47
  7. Joyciline Jepkosgei (KEN) 2:24.43
  8. Degitu Azimeraw (ETH) 2:25.23
  9. Charlotte Ottepurdue (GBR) 2:25.26
  10. nell Rojas (USA) 2:25.27
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