Desiree Davila out of marathon
LONDON -- Desiree Davila, who holds the American record on the Boston Marathon course and was considered a medal candidate at Sunday's Olympic marathon, stepped off the course after 2.2 miles, unable to continue because of pain in her right hip and groin that has plagued her for the last month.
Davila, 29, a native of Chula Vista. Calif., who trains in suburban Detroit, came to London knowing there was a possibility she wouldn't be able to finish the race. She first felt pain after ...
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