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.READ MORE: Lawmakers, State Leaders Fight Over Drawing Precinct Lines
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.READ MORE: Coronavirus State Of Emergency Ends In New Hampshire
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.MORE NEWS: 4 Your Community: Home Base Program
McFadden talks to WBZ-TV’s Jonathan Elias