Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany won titles at the New York City Marathon on Sunday, with both pulling away in the final mile.
Kipsang was the world-record holder until five weeks ago, when occasional training partner Dennis Kimetto broke the mark in Berlin. With a windy morning slowing the pace Sunday, Kipsang showed he could win a strategic race, too. Bronx resident Buzunesh Deba of Ethiopia was ninth after finishing as the runner-up at the last two NYC Marathons. She was seeking to become the first New Yorker to win the race in 40 years.
Among other notable runners, No. 8-ranked women’s tennis player in the world, Caroline Wozniacki, completed the 26.2-mile marathon on Sunday.
ABC’s Scott Goldberg joined us to discuss.
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