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American Meb Keflezighi congratulated after Boston Marathon win [pics, Vine]


Meb Keflizighi of the United States became the first American male since 1983 to win the Boston Marathon.

Congratulations poured in for Keflezighi, one year after a bombing at the marathon’s finish line left three dead and 264 injured:

Keflezighi was just 11 seconds ahead of the second place finisher:

Official Men's Results:
1. Meb Keflezighi (San Diego, Calif.) 2:08:37
2. Wilson Chebet (KEN) 2:08:48
3. Frankline…— Boston Marathon (@bostonmarathon) April 21, 2014

Rita Jeptoo of Kenya finished in first place among women.

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