Sunday, October 9, 2011

2011 Chicago Marathon Winner's of the Wheelchair portion : Tatyana McFadden of Illinois & Kurt Fearnley of Australia

As Reported by Chicago Sun-Times Oct 9, 2011

Tatyana McFadden, 22, a student at the University of Illinois, won the women’s wheelchair portion. She was born in Russia and battles spina bifida. “It’s a tough course,” she told NBC5 after her win. “It wasn’t really windy.”

Kurt Fearnley of Australia. He was the Chicago Marathon champion in 2007, 2008 and 2009. He won the New York Marathon in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. He won the gold medal in the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing.

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