Boston Marathon Winners 2017

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Men’s Elite

Geoffrey Kirui, of Kenya, won the men’s division with an unofficial time of 02:09:37. He pulled away from American Galen Rupp in the final stretch of the race for his first-ever win at the Boston Marathon.

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Women’s Elite

Edna Kiplagat, of Kenya, won the women’s division with a time of 02:21:52. She won by a wide margin, besting the second-place finisher Rose Chelimo, of Bahrain, by nearly a minute. It was also her first marathon win.

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Men’s Wheelchair Elite

Marcel Hug, of Switzerland, won in the men’s wheelchair division, narrowly beating Ernst Van Dyk, of South Africa. Hug secured his third straight marathon win, and his finishing time of 1:18:04 is a new course record.

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Women’s Wheelchair Elite

Manuela Schar, of Switzerland, won the women’s wheelchair division, shattering the previous marathon record in the process with a time of 1:28:16. The prior record time of 1:34:06 was set in 2011.

Manuela Schar Boston Marathon 2017 winner womens wheelchair

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Men’s Handcycles

Tom Davis, of New York, placed first in men’s handcycles division. He finished in less than an hour, clocking in at 00:58:36.

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Women’s Handcycles

Michelle Love finished first in women’s handcycles with a time of 1:46:55.

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