American Meb Keflezighi congratulated after Boston Marathon win [pics, Vine]
For the first time since 1983 an American man has won the Boston Marathon! Congratulations Meb Keflezighi!
— Boston Marathon (@bostonmarathon) April 21, 2014
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:
— Mayor Marty Walsh (@marty_walsh) April 21, 2014
Fenway crowd erupts upon news of Meb Keflezighi's victory in the Marathon.
— Alex Speier (@alexspeier) April 21, 2014
— Cole (@ColeRidesBikes) April 21, 2014
— Joanna S. Kao (@joannaskao) April 21, 2014
— anti-inertia (@antiinertia) April 21, 2014
Keflezighi was just 11 seconds ahead of the second place finisher:
Rita Jeptoo of Kenya finished in first place among women.