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McFadden sisters share podium at international event for first time in Team USA sweep

McFadden sisters share podium at international event for first time in Team USA sweep

The United States women’s trio of Tatyana McFadden, Cheri Madsen and Hannah McFadden won gold, silver and bronze, respectively, to sweep the T54 200-meter wheelchair race Saturday at the World Para Athtletics Championships at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.

This marks the first time the McFadden sisters, both from Clarksville and Atholton High graduates, have shared an international podium. Tatyana won in a course-record 28.08 seconds, while Hannah finished in 29.49.

“It’s really awesome to lead the sweep,” Tatyana McFadden said in a relase. “Cheri is really strong. She’s a great sprinter, and she has been in the past and now. She’s such a beast and so dominant, and so...

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