Tatyana McFadden made her 25th birthday a winning one, defending her women’s wheelchair title at the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday.
McFadden won last year’s race in her Boston debut, and made it 2-for-2 in impressive fashion. She pushed past Tsuchida Wakako of Japan near the halfway point, and kept building her lead.
The historic winner of the four big races in 2013 (London, Boston, Chicago, New York, becoming the first person to sweep them), McFadden won a silver medal in Sochi at the Paralympic Games earlier this year (sit-ski event), then defended her London Marathon title last week. Read More