Boston Marathon: The Ethiopian Desisa in men, the Kenyan Keptoo in women!

The East African raid on the Boston Marathon in the United States on Monday. In men, the Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa won the race in 2h 10mn 22s. He beat Micah Kogo of Kenya, second with 2:10:27 and Gebregziabher  Gebremariam another Ethiopian with a time of 2h 10mn 28s.

The women’s race has not escaped the athletes in the Horn of Africa. The Kenyan Rita Jeptoo has become imperative 2h 26mn and 25s.

She signs her second victory over the Boston Marathon . She is followed by the Ethiopian Meseret Hailu (2h 26mn 58s). Another Kenyan Sharon Cherop came in third with a 2h 27mn 01s time.