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American splash: Linden 1st U.S. woman to win Boston Marathon since ‘85

By The Associated Press

This article was published April 17, 2018 at 2:13 a.m.

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Desiree Linden, of Washington, Mich., won the women’s division of the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday, finishing in 2 hours, 39 minutes and 54 seconds. She is the fi rst American woman to win the race since 1985.

Yuki Kawauchi of Japan was the men’s winner in Monday’s Boston Marathon. His winning time was 2 hours, 15 minutes, 58 seconds. He was the first Japane...

American Tatyana McFadden holds her trophy after winning the women’s wheelchair division of Monday’s Boston Marathon.

BOSTON -- After slogging through just a few miles of icy rain and a near-gale headwind that made her feel like she was running in place, Desiree Linden decided she'd seen enough of the Boston Marathon for another year.

Yuki Kawauchi of Japan was the men’s winner in Monday’s Boston Marathon. His winning time was 2 hours, 15 minutes, 58 seconds. He was the first Japane...

American Tatyana McFadden holds her trophy after winning the women’s wheelchair division of Monday’s Boston Marathon.

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