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Nov 2, 2014 12:00 PM

Kipsang, Keitany win titles at NYC Marathon

The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Wilson Kipsang of Kenya has won the men's title at the New York City Marathon.

The former world-record holder has now won in Berlin, London and New York in just over 13 months. Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa was second, and 2010 champ Gebre Gebremariam third.

Kipsang won in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 10 minutes, 59 seconds.

Boston Marathon champ Meb Keflezighi of the United States was fourth.

Two-time defending champion Geoffrey Mutai was sixth.

Mary Keitany of Kenya won the women's title, overtaking countrywoman Jemima Sumgong with about a half-mile to go. It was her first marathon since 2012 after the birth of her second child.

Keitany won in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 25 minutes, 7 seconds 3 seconds ahead of Sumgong, which would match the closest finish in the history of the women's race.


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