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2001
2001 Boston Marathon
Lee Bong-Ju of South Korea kisses the winner's trophy after winning the 105th Boston Marathon. (AP)
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      MEN'S FIELD
Kenyans' 10-year win streak finished by Korea's Lee
Ending a decade of domination by the Kenyans, a Korean running in honor of his late father donned the laurel wreath as the men's winner of the 105th Boston Marathon. Lee Bong Ju finished in 2:09:43.
* After decade of wins, Kenyans can't keep up

WOMEN'S FIELD
Defending champ Ndereba makes short work of field
Maybe next year they'll tell Catherine Ndereba to carry her daughter on her back. Or make her start out by I-495. Or have her chug a beer every 5 kilometers. Anything to make the women's division a footrace again.

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WHEELCHAIR DIVISIONS
It's graduation day for top student VanDyk
For the past seven years, Ernst VanDyk has studied the top wheelchair marathoners. He did his homework well.
* Sauvage shows off staying power

TOP AMERICANS
US men make strong showing (for them)
Rod DeHaven clocked a personal-best 2:12:41 that raised a few eyebrows and some hopes that one day soon an American can win Boston again.
* Gaitenby's performance is uplifting

2001 Boston Marathon She stayed the course despite impediments
Before the elite runners stepped to the starting line of yesterday's Marathon, the crowd at the Village Green gave its heart to Katie Lynch, the 28-inch, 35-pound patient advocate at Children's Hospital. Lynch, 26, ran her own marathon in front of an adoring crowd hours before the official race.
Marathon the latest goal in a life of challenges

AROUND THE COURSE
* Finish: Medical tent a patch of relief
* Heartbreak Hill: A common cause on Commonwealth Ave.
* Hopkinton: Town was hoppin' with anticipation
* Hopkinton: Elites find oasis of peace

  
2001 TOP TEN MEN
Lee Bong-Ju, Korea2:09:43
Silvio Guerra, Ecuador2:10:07
J. Chelang'a, Kenya2:10:29
David Busienei, Kenya2:11:47
Mbarek Hussein, Kenya2:12:01
Rod De Haven, US2:12:41
Laban Nkete, S. Africa2:12:44
Fedor Ryjov, Russia2:13:54
M. Fika, S. Africa2:14:13
T. Cherigat, Kenya2:14:21

2001 TOP TEN WOMEN
C. Ndereba, Kenya2:23:53
M. Sobanska, Poland2:26:42
L. Morgunova, Russia2:27:18
Lornah Kiplagat, Kenya2:27:56
Fatuma Roba, Kenya 2:28:08
I. Timofeyeva, Russia2:28:50
L. Petrova, Russia 2:29:23
Wei Yanan, China 2:29:52
Bruna Genovese, Italy 2:30:39
Kaori Tanabe, Japan2:31:31

2001 MEN'S WHEELCHAIR
E. VanDyk, Mexico 1:25:13
F. Nietlispach , Switz. 1:31:23
Heinz Frei , Switz. 1:31:59
Saul Mendoza, US 1:32:06
Krige Schabort, US 1:37:02

2001 WOMEN'S WHEELCHAIR
Louise Sauvage, Austr. 1:53:55
Edith Hunkeler, Switz. 1:53:58
Sandra Graf, Switz. 2:04:00
Miriam Nibley, US 2:04:49
Diane Roy, Canada 2:26:22