McFadden again wins wheelchair race
American Tatyana McFadden has completed an unprecedented
marathon “Grand Slam.”
The 24-year-old Maryland resident won the New York City Marathon
women’s wheelchair race Sunday after taking the titles in London,
Boston and Chicago earlier in 2013. No other athlete has won those
four races in the same year.
McFadden also was the 2010 champion in New York.
Born with a spinal defect and left at a Russian orphanage as a
baby, McFadden was adopted by an American family and got into
Marcel Hug of Switzerland won the men’s wheelchair race.