Ottawa Citizen

Roy sets record in marathon



Diane Roy of Sherbrooke, Que., broke her Canadian record in the marathon for female wheelchair racers yesterday on the way to finishing third in the Oensingen Marathon in Switzerlan­d. Amanda McGrory of the U.S. won the race in one hour 39 minutes 20.4 seconds, followed by Sandra Graf of Switzerlan­d in 1:40:07.08. Roy clocked the 42-kilometre race in 1:40:09.1, almost 31⁄

minutes faster than her previ2 ous best. In the men’s marathon, Michel Filteau of St-Jean-Baptiste, Que., did not finish. Dave Weir of Britain won the gold.

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