Sarah Sellers: The nurse who was runner-up in Boston marathon

Sarah Sellers: The nurse who was runner-up in Boston marathon
 

A two-time Olympian, Desiree Linden, became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon since 1985 on Monday - but it's the runner-up who is making headlines.
Sarah Sellers ran the 26.2 mile (42km) course in a time of two hours 44 minutes four seconds, finishing just minutes behind Linden.
Monday's race was only the second marathon that the 26-year-old nurse has run. The first, in Utah, she won to qualify for the prestigious Boston event.
She was a keen track and field competitor in college, but is an unknown to the professional running world. Spectators on social media could only... read more

 
17 April 2018 in World News, Views: 64
Source: BBC
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