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Lelisa Desisa wins Boston Half

Updated: October 13, 2013, 3:05 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Reigning Boston Marathon champion Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won the Boston Half on Sunday in a course-record time of 1 hour, 34 seconds.

It was the third race of the Boston Medley since the bombing in April at the finish line of the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured more than 260.

In June, the 23-year old Desisa donated his marathon medal to the city of Boston to honor those who were killed and injured.

"I like Boston and the people of Boston," he said ...

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