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Meb Keflezighi of the United States crosses the finish line to win the 2014 Boston Marathon. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Keflezighi is first U.S. man to win Boston Marathon In 30 Years

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BOSTON, April 21 (Reuters) - Meb Keflezighi became the first U.S. male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades on Monday, the first running of the race since last year's fatal bombing attack.

Keflezighi, who was born in Eritrea but is now a U.S. citizen, set an official time of two hours, eight minutes and 37 seconds.

Wilson Chebet of Kenya finished second and compatriot Frankline Chepkwony was third.

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