Kebede, Shobukhova prevail in London
LONDON -- Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia won the London Marathon for the first time to end Kenya's six-year winning streak Sunday, while Liliya Shobukhova led a 1-2 Russian finish in the women's race.
Kebede improved on last year's second-place finish, completing the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 19 seconds despite being bothered by the wet conditions.
"The rain wasn't very nice -- it made my pace a little slow and because of that I had a few problems in my legs," Kebede said. ...
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