Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi made sure that American dream of winning the Boston Marathon remain a dream when he defended his title at the 122nd edition of the Boston Marathon that was held on Monday (16) in Boston.
Kawauchi cut the tape in 2:15.54 and was followed by the World Marathon champion Geoffrey Kirui OF 2:18.21 with United State’s Shadrack Biwott closing the podium three in 2:18.32.
The last Japanese to win this race was Toshihiko Seko in 1987.
- Yuki Kawauchi (JPN) 2:15.54
- Geoffrey Kirui (KEN) 2:18.21
- Shadrack Biwott (USA) 2:18.32