• Hayle and Baysa win Boston marathon 2016
Ethiopians Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Atsede Baysa took Boston marathon crowns on Monday, April 18.
Ethiopian runners had a perfect day in Boston as they swept the men's podium with women finishing 1-2.
Lemi Berhanu Hayle broke the tape after (2:12:45) to win the 2016 Boston marathon. Hayle beat the two time Boston champion Lelisa Desisa (2:13:32) into second as Yemane Adhane Tsegay concluded the podium (2:30:50).
Atsede Baysa recovered a 35 second deficit over the last 6km from her teammate Tirfi Tsegaye to win the women's contest at 2016 Boston marathon in (2:29:19). Runner-up Tsegaye clocked 2:30:03, while Kenya's Joyce Chepkirui came in third in (2:30:50).
Both winners Atsede Baysa and Atsede Baysa not only earned a prize of USD 150,000 , but also earned their spot on the Ethiopian Rio Olympics team.
||Hayle, Lemi Berhanu (ETH)||02:12:45|
||Desisa, Lelisa (ETH)||02:13:32|
||Tsegay, Yemane Adhane (ETH)||02:14:02|
||Korir, Wesley (KEN)||02:14:05|
||Lonyangata, Paul (KEN)||02:15:45|
||Kitwara, Sammy (KEN)||02:16:43|
||Chebogut, Stephen (KEN)||02:16:52|
||Nageeye, Abdi (NED)||02:18:05|
||Feleke, Getu (ETH)||02:18:46|
|10||Hine, Zachary (USA)|
|1||Baysa, Atsede (ETH)
|2||Tsegaye, Tirfi (ETH)
|3||Chepkirui, Joyce (KEN)
|4||Prokopcuka, Jelena (LAT)
|5||Kipketer, Valentine (KEN)
|6||Daniel, Flomena Cheyech (KEN
|7||Deba, Buzunesh (ETH)
|8||Tola, Fate (ETH)
|9||Spence Gracey, Neely (USA)
|10||Daska, Mamitu (ETH)