Updated: Tuesday, 22 April 2014 00:07 | By Agence France-Presse

Kenya's Rita Jeptoo wins Boston Marathon

Kenya's Rita Jeptoo won her second consecutive Boston Marathon women's title and third overall on Monday, setting a new course record in the process.

Kenya's Rita Jeptoo wins Boston Marathon

Rita Jeptoo of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the Women's Elite division of the 118th Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts April 21, 2014 - by Timothy A. Clary

Jeptoo won in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 18 minutes and 57 seconds to claim her third Boston victory after wins in 2006 and 2013.

Ethiopia's Buzunesh Deba finished second.

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