Rosie Ruiz Crying at Press Conference

(Original Caption) Rosie Ruiz, 26, of New York City, unofficial winner of the Boston Marathon that was run (4/21) is shown wiping tears from her eyes during a press conference at the Boston television station WBZ-TV 4/28. Ruiz met with race directors and continues to stick by her story. She was the first woman to cross the finish line in the race. Other runners question her finish, saying they never saw her on the course. Ruiz said she will feel "hurt" if the medal is taken away from her.
(Original Caption) Rosie Ruiz, 26, of New York City, unofficial winner of the Boston Marathon that was run (4/21) is shown wiping tears from her eyes during a press conference at the Boston television station WBZ-TV 4/28. Ruiz met with race directors and continues to stick by her story. She was the first woman to cross the finish line in the race. Other runners question her finish, saying they never saw her on the course. Ruiz said she will feel "hurt" if the medal is taken away from her.
Rosie Ruiz Crying at Press Conference
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April 28, 1980
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