BOSTON (CBS) – Manuela Schar of Switzerland dominated the women’s wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon Monday.

The 2017 champion won the 2019 title in 1 hour, 34 minutes and 19 seconds.

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Manuela Schar easily won the Boston Marathon women’s wheelchair division. (WBZ-TV)

Defending champion Tatyana McFadden was a distant second.

“I felt so much better than last year,” she told WBZ-TV, referring to 2018 when she had to drop out of the race. “That never happened to me before. That was really an experience that’s still deep in me.”

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Schar set the course record when she won in 2017.

“It feels so great to be back. I had my best experience here and my worst experience here, and I’m happy it was the way it was today,” she said.

Watch WBZ-TV’s David Wade talks to Schar

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