Kenyan runner wins Boston Marathon by two-tenths of a second after a crazy sprint finish with another racer

The 2019 Boston Marathon on Monday ended in a sprint finish. Over the final stretch of the race, Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono and Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa were locked in a dead sprint to the finish line. Cherono edged out Desisa by two-tenths of a second, finishing the 26.2 mile race in 2:07:57. Watch the chaotic finish below:

#BREAKING: Lawrence Cherono wins the men’s Boston Marathon in a sprint. WHAT A FINISH! pic.twitter.com/uI1J6GjEC2

— WBZ | CBS Boston News (@wbz) April 15, 2019

 

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