Van Dyk wins men’s wheelchair race at Boston Marathon

Ernst Van Dyk celebrates with his trophy after winning the men's wheelchair division of the 118th Boston Marathon Monday.

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BOSTON — Ernst van Dyk of South Africa has won the men’s wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon for a record 10th time.

The 41-year-old crossed the finish line in 1 hour, 20 minutes, 36 seconds.

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Van Dyk holds the record for most all-categories Boston Marathon wins. This was his first win at this race since 2010.

Van Dyk finished 38 seconds ahead of two Japanese racers. Kota Hokinoue finished less than a wheel length ahead of Masazumi Soejima, with both recording a time of 1:21:14.