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Tatyana McFadden

Wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden wins in New York City, sweeps four major marathons for fourth straight year

Wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden wins in New York City, sweeps four major marathons for fourth straight year

Tatyana McFadden won the New York City Marathon women’s wheelchair race Sunday to sweep the four major marathons for the fourth straight year, extending her record streak to 17 straight victories.

The 27-year-old U.S. Paralympian and Atholton graduate finished with an unofficial time of 1 hour, 47 minutes, 43 seconds. Manuela Schar of Switzerland was second among women in 1:49:28.

“I knew today was going to be really tough because the same girls that were there in Rio were here today,” she said in Central Park after her victory. “It was great to end the season on such a high note.”

McFadden, who won six medals at the Rio Paralympics, took...

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