Yuki Kawauchi

Kawauchi beats Kirui to Boston Marathon

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.


  1. Yuki Kawauchi    (JPN) 2:15.54
  2. Geoffrey Kirui     (KEN) 2:18.21
  3. Shadrack Biwott (USA) 2:18.32

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