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Chicago Marathon

Mount Airy's Daniel Romanchuk follows Chicago Marathon wheelchair victory with New York City title

Mount Airy's Daniel Romanchuk follows Chicago Marathon wheelchair victory with New York City title

Daniel Romanchuk, who grew up in Mount Airy, became the first American to win the men's wheelchair division of the New York City Marathon on Sunday, finishing in 1 hours, 36 minutes, 21 seconds.

Romanchuk, 20, finished the 26.2-mile race 01.15 seconds ahead of Switzerland's Marcel Hug, a three-time New York champion, including in 2016-17. David Weir of Britain, American Aaron Pike and Australian Kurt Fernley rounded out the top five.

"I need air and I'm in pain," said Romanchuk, a 20-year old who was home-schooled in Maryland before enrolling at Parkland Community College, in Champaign, Ill. "It's wonderful to be able to win my two Abbott major marathons on...

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