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Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins her fifth Boston Marathon wheelchair race; an American captures women's title

Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins her fifth Boston Marathon wheelchair race; an American captures women's title

Clarksville’s Tatyana McFadden, who has won more major marathons than any female wheelchair athlete, today added another Boston Marathon to her accomplishments.

The win came just five days before her 29th birthday on Saturday.

McFadden, an Atholton graduate, is coming off an injury plagued 2017 where she was hospitalized early in the year with life-threatening blood clots and finished fourth in Boston. She later returned to win the Chicago Marathon in October and finish second in the New York City Marathon.

Her win today was the fifth Boston Marathon title and 22nd women’s major marathon of her career. Major marathons are Tokyo, Boston,...

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