Ethiopia’s Desisa takes NYC Marathon, Keitany is women’s winner

Athletics - New York City Marathon - New York City, New York, U.S. - November 4, 2018 First placed Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia celebrates alongside second placed Shura Kitata of Ethiopia after the Professional Men's race REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

(Reuters) – Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa used a powerful surge to win his first New York City Marathon in five tries and Kenya’s Mary Keitany claimed a fourth women’s crown with a dominant victory on Sunday. Desisa finally made it to the top of the podium with a strong closing mile to win in an unofficial […]

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