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Ethiopian Runners Win The 2016 Boston Marathon In Historic Sweep

Ethiopia's Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Atsede Baysa won the men's and women's titles at the 120th Boston Marathon in Massachusetts.

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For the first time in history, Ethiopia swept the men's and women's titles in the Boston Marathon, Monday, after Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Atsede Baysa won their respective races.

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