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Former Illinois athlete Tatyana McFadden won her fourth London Marathon on Sunday just one week after winning her fourth Boston Marathon.

McFadden finished in one hour, 44 minutes, and 14 seconds — just one second ahead of Swiss athlete Manuela Schar.

In 2013, she became the first athlete to win all of the major marathons in the same year, and was able to repeat the feat in 2014.

Despite her prowess in track, McFadden is also recognized as one of the most important competitors on the US Paralympic team. She has medaled 11 times between track and nordic skiing.

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