Kamworor wins New York Marathon as Flanagan stuns Keitany

Kamworor wins New York Marathon as Flanagan stuns Keitany

Kamworor wins New York Marathon as Flanagan stuns Keitany

Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor on Sunday led a 1-2 finish during the men’s Ney York City marathon.

Kamworor, a two-time world champion in the half-marathon cut the tape ahead of the talented field with a time of 2:10:53 to finish before his compatriot Wilson Kipsang who was second with a time of 2:10:56. Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa was third in 2:11:32.

Kenya’s Mary Keitany was stunned in the women’s field as she failed to complete a fourth straight title in New York. Keitany finished second behind American Shalane Flanagan who ended a four-decade drought for American women in the race.

Flanagan clocked 2 hours 26 minutes 53 seconds to deny the three-time defending champion Mary Keitany and also to become the first American woman to win the race since Miki Gorman in 1977.

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