Yamamoto, McFadden Win Boston Marathon Wheelchair Divisions
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BOSTON (CBS) - Hiroyuki Yamamoto of Japan won the men’s wheelchair race division of the 2013 Boston Marathon Monday in 1:25:33.
This was Yamamoto’s first Boston Marathon.
Nine-time winner Ernst Van Dyk of South Africa was second.
Yamamoto talks to WBZ-TV’s Jonathan Elias
Twenty-three year-old Tatyana McFadden of Clarksville, Maryland won the women’s division in 1:45:25.
Like Yamamoto, this was also her first Boston Marathon.
“I raced my hardest race and today it worked in my favor,” McFadden told WBZ-TV’s Jonathan Elias.
Both winners plan to race again next week in the London Marathon.
McFadden talks to WBZ-TV’s Jonathan Elias