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Lelisa Desisa gives medal to Boston

Updated: June 23, 2013, 4:49 PM ET
By Jack McCluskey | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- About 100 meters from the finish, Lelisa Desisa thought he was in position to pull off a surprise win.

If it feels strange to think the men's winner of the 2013 Boston Marathon would be an unlikely champion of the Boston Athletic Association 10K, it shouldn't. Desisa didn't train for the event, the second leg of the BAA's Distance Medley, and if it weren't for the bombings at the marathon in April that left three people dead and more than 250 injured, he wouldn't have been ...

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