Defending champion Marcel Hug surged ahead of 10-time winner Ernst Van Dyk and Kurt Fearnley on Boylston Street to win his second consecutive Boston Marathon in the men’s wheelchair division.
Hug, of Switzerland, crossed the finish line in 1:24:01, one second ahead of South Africa’s Ernst Van Dyk, 1:24:02, and two seconds ahead of Australia’s Kurt Fearnley, 1:24:03. Hug won with a time of 1:29:53 in 2015.
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— Boston Marathon (@bostonmarathon) April 18, 2016
— WBZ Boston News (@cbsboston) April 18, 2016