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Boston Marathon Winner Lelisa Desisa Returns His Medal To City

June 23, 2013

BOSTON -- The champion of the men's 2013 Boston Marathon returned his winner's medal to Mayor Thomas Menino on Sunday to honor the city and those killed and injured in the bombings near the finish line of one of the world's top running events.

"Sport holds the power to unify and connect people all over the world," Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia told the crowd through a translator. "Sport should never be used as a battleground."


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