American Galen Rupp wins Chicago Marathon men's title as Ethiopia's Dibaba wins women's title
Galen Rupp became the first American since 2002 to win the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, holding off defending champion Abel Kirui of Kenya for his first major victory at the distance.
Rupp, this year's Boston Marathon runner-up and the 2016 Olympic marathon bronze medallist, won in a personal best of 2 hrs 9 mins 20 secs to defeat Kirui by 28 seconds with Kenya's Bernard Kipyego third in 2:10:23.
Ethiopia's Dibaba wins women's Chicago Marathon
Former world and Olympic distance champion Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia won the Chicago Marathon women's title on Sunday, pulling away to win her first major crown at the distance.
Dibaba won in 2hrs 18mins 31secs to defeat Kenya's Brigid Kosgei by 1:51 with American Jordan Hasay third in 2:20:57.
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