Kenyan runner wins Boston Marathon by two-tenths of a second after a crazy sprint finish with another racer

Kenya's Lawrence Cherono and Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa sprinted for the finish line at the Boston Marathon.

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Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono and Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa sprinted for the finish line at the Boston Marathon.
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  • The 2019 Boston Marathon on Monday ended in a sprint finish.
  • Over the final stretch of the race, Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono and Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa were locked in a dead sprint to the finish line.
  • Cherono edged out Desisa by two-tenths of a second, finishing the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours, 7 minutes, 57 seconds.
  • Watch the chaotic finish below: