London, April 22 (IANS) Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany won the men's and women's races at the London Marathon Sunday.
Kipsang led for the final 11 kilometers with a time of 2:04:44. Keitany won for the second successive year in 2:18:37.
Kipsang's performance saw him finish more than two minutes clear of fellow countryman Martin Lel, who finished second, and 2010 winner Tsegaye Kebede.
Keitany set a relentless pace to pull away from compatriot Edna Kiplagat in the final three miles and won by more than a minute, with Priscah Jeptoo coming in third, Xinhua reported.
Approximately 36,000 runners took part in the event.
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