SCHÄR WINS AT FIFTH TIME OF ASK­ING AS WEIR THIRD

Athletics Weekly - - Action -

A FEW weeks af­ter her world record-break­ing per­for­mance in Ber­lin, Manuela Schär of Switzer­land took the women’s wheelchair race in em­phatic style in 1:41:38 af­ter hav­ing pre­vi­ously fin­ished run­ner-up four times in Chicago.

The men’s wheelchair race went to 20-yearold Daniel Ro­manchuk as the Amer­i­can out­sprinted Switzer­land’s Mar­cel Hug to win in 91:39, with Bri­tain’s David Weir a few sec­onds back in third af­ter los­ing con­tact with the lead duo in the fi­nal half mile.

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