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Kenenisa Bekele wins Paris Marathon

Updated: April 6, 2014, 11:46 AM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- Three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia won the Paris Marathon Sunday in his debut at the distance.

Bekele completed the 26-mile race in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 4 seconds to break the race record set by Stanley Biwott of Kenya in 2012.

Limenih Getachew of Ethiopia finished second, 1:45 behind. Luka Kanda of Kenya placed third.

Flomena Cheyech of Kenya dominated the women's race in 2:22:44, more than three minutes ahead of Yebrgual Melese of Ethiopia.

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