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Geoffrey Koech wins Boston Half Marathon

Kenya’s Geoffrey Koech took the top honors at the 4th edition of the Boston Half Marathon held on Sunday (13) in Boston, United States.

Koech who last month won the Cardiff Half Marathon, took on the reigning Copenhagen Half Marathon champion, Tsegay Kidanu from Ethiopia,  who came to this race with the second fastest time on paper of 59:52.

The 29 year-old took charge of the race at mile nine and held off the 20 year-old Kidanu for an eight-second win when he cut the tape in 1:02.02 with the latter crossing the line in 1:02.10.

The 2015 World University Games silver medalist, Zouhair Talbi from Morocco closed the podium three finishes in a time of 1:02.15.

LEADING RESULTS

21KM MEN

  1. Geoffrey Koech  (KEN) 1:02.02
  2. Tsegay Kidanu    (ETH) 1:02.10
  3. Zouhair Talbi      (ETH) 1:02.15