Japan, U.S. halt 30-plus year title droughts at Boston Marathon

April 16th, 2018
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Yuki Kawauchi became the first Japanese man to win the Boston Marathon since 1987 on Monday while Desiree Linden is the first American woman to prevail since 1985. Canada's Krista DuChene was third and Reid Coolsaet ninth in their respective races.