Boston Marathon: Md. woman wins wheelchair race

Posted at 4:31 PM, Apr 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-18 16:31:02-04

Tatyana McFadden has won the women's wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon.

It was her fourth victory in a row.

McFadden completed the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Copley Square in an official time of 1 hour, 42 minutes, 16 seconds. That is 8:10 behind the record pace because of a headwind.

McFadden was born in Russia and adopted by an American woman as a small child.

The 26-year-old McFadden lives in Clarksville, Maryland.

She was wearing a singlet honoring Martin Richard, the 8-year-old boy killed in the 2013 finish line bombings.

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