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Athletics: Kenya's Rita Jeptoo wins Boston Marathon

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Kenya's Rita Jeptoo won her second consecutive Boston Marathon women's title and third overall on Monday, setting a new course record in the process.

Jeptoo won in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 18 minutes and 57 seconds to claim her third Boston victory after wins in 2006 and 2013.

Ethiopia's Buzunesh Deba finished second.

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