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Boston Marathon

Wesley Korir heads up Kenyan sweep

Just before Heartbreak Hill a spectator shouted to him that he was in sixth place.

“I thought, if I finish No. 5 in Boston that would be awesome,’’ Wesley Korir said. “After I passed No. 5 I thought, let me get to fourth. I wasn’t thinking about winning. I was thinking about counting one person at a time. One by one, it just happened.’’

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