What the dramatic Boston Marathon men’s wheelchair finish looked like on Bolyston Street

The "Silver Bullet" set a new course record.

Marcel Hug crosses the finish line ahead of Ernst Van Dyk in the 121st Boston Marathon.
Marcel Hug crosses the finish line ahead of Ernst Van Dyk in the 121st Boston Marathon. –Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

In yet another close finish, Marcel Hug edged his perpetual rival, Ernst van Dyk. It gave Hug his third straight wheelchair title in the Boston Marathon.

The 31-year-old Swiss native set a Boston record, finishing in 1:18:03. Here’s the street level view of Hug—known as the “Silver Bullet”—holding off van Dyk’s late charge:

And here’s the WBZ broadcast view of Hug’s win: