London Marathon history Archive

  • David Weir focusses soley on winning Gold at London 2012

    David Weir focusses soley on winning Gold at London 2012

    Double Paralympic gold medalist David Weir missed the New York Marathon earlier this month all in the name of London 2012 glory, writes Ben Baker. The 32-year-old wheelchair racer from Wallington had a 12 months to remember last season, with triple gold at the IPC World Championships in New Zealand over 800m, 1500m and 5000m […]

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  • David Weir becomes most successful wheelchair racer in the London Marathon history

    David Weir becomes most successful wheelchair racer in the London Marathon history

    I felt incredibly proud and honoured to witness David Weir become the most successful wheelchair racer in the London Marathon’s history, when he won an unprecedented fifth title in the Virgin London Wheelchair Marathon. It was an extremely tactical race with David showing complete control right to the finish, beating world record-holder, and long-term rival […]

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