Ottawa Citizen

Roy sets record in marathon

WHEELCHAIR SPORTS

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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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