The winners of the 2016 Boston Marathon were honored at a wrap-up press conference Tuesday morning, in which the winner of the elite women's race gave her trophy to the first woman who finished the Boston Marathon.
Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the 120th edition of the Boston Marathon on Monday, and fellow Ethiopian Atsede Baysa took the women's crown.
Baysa gave her trophy to Roberta "Bobbi" Gibb, who ran in the April 1966 race, which was against regulations at the time.
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She hid in bushes at the starting line in Hopkinton and jumped into the all-male pack of runners.
Gibb completed the 26.2-mile course in 3 hours and 21 minutes. She also ran in 1967 and 1968, but women weren't officially accepted into the marathon until 1972.
Hayle finished in 2 hours, 12 minutes, 45 seconds to beat defending champion Lelisa Desisa by 47 seconds. Yemane Tsegay was an additional 30 seconds back to round out an all-Ethiopian top three.
Baysa finished 44 seconds ahead of fellow Ethiopian Tirfi Tsegaye. Kenyan Joyce Chepkirui's third-place finish was the only thing that denied Ethiopia a sweep in both races.
Both Baysa and Hayle received $150,000 checks for winning their divisions.