• The first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years waited for another racer to use the bathroom during the race and still won by 4 minutes

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Desiree Linden fought through the elements to become the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years.
    Early in the race, Linden impressed commentators with a show of sportsmanship, hanging back as a fellow American racer took a bathroom break, and then helping them catch back up with the pack.
    Even with the short delay, Linden was able to get back on track, and wound up completing the course four minute faster than her nearest competitor.
    Desiree Linden made the best of bad conditions on Monday to become the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon since 1985.
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  • Desi Linden Waited for Her Competitor to Use the Bathroom. But She Still Won the 2018 Boston Marathon

    Desi Linden Waited for Her Competitor to Use the Bathroom. But She Still Won the 2018 Boston Marathon

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Battling rain, wind and cold, two-time Olympian Desiree Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon since 1985.
    Linden, who goes by “Desi,” crossed the finish line at the 2018 Boston Marathon Monday with a time of 2:39:54, despite the unseasonably harsh weather.
    Boston2018 Top Women's Times :
    1. des linden 2:39:54 2. Sarah Sellers 2:44:04 3. Krista Duchene 2:44:20 4. Rachel Hyland 2:44:29 5. Jessica Chichester 2:45:23
    - Boston Marathon April 16, 2018
    Absolutely incredible. Desi Linden first American woman to win the BostonMarathon in 33 years!!!!...
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