Ethiopia’s Teyba Erkesso Wins 2010 Boston Marathon

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Apr. 19, 2010
  • Updated Mar. 15, 2012 at 5:10 PM UTC

Ethiopia’s Teyba Erkesso was the top female finisher in Monday’s Boston Marathon.

Erkesso won the 114th Boston Marathon in a time of 2:26:11 (unofficial), just ahead of Russia’s Tatyana Pushkareva (2:26:14). Salina Kosgei (2:28:35) came out of top in a tight race for third with Ethiopia’s Waynishet Girma. Girma laned in fourth with a time of 2:28:36.

Italian Bruna Genovese took fifth in 2:29:12.

For complete race reports and official results, click here.

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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