McFadden sets NYC Marathon women's wheelchair course record

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tatyana McFadden has shattered the New York City Marathon women's wheelchair course record in sweeping four major marathons for the third straight year.

The 26-year-old American finished Sunday in 1 hour, 43 minutes, 4 seconds. She again completed the Grand Slam of winning in London, Boston, Chicago and New York, extending her record streak.

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The previous record of 1:50:24 was set by Amanda McGrory in 2011.

Ernst Van Dyk of South Africa won his second NYC Marathon title and first since 2005 in the men's race after finishing runner-up the last two years. He beat American Josh George by a second.

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McFadden sets NYC Marathon women's wheelchair course record
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Tatyana McFadden of the United States crosses the finish line to win the Women's Professional Wheelchair Division at TAG Heuer Official Timekeeper and Timepiece of 2015 TCS New York City Marathon on November 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Tatyana McFadden of the United States crosses the finish line to win the Women's Professional Wheelchair Division at TAG Heuer Official Timekeeper and Timepiece of 2015 TCS New York City Marathon on November 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Tatyana McFadden of the United States crosses the finish line to win the Women's Professional Wheelchair Division at TAG Heuer Official Timekeeper and Timepiece of 2015 TCS New York City Marathon on November 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Tatyana McFadden of the United States approaches the finish line to win the Women's Professional Wheelchair Division at TAG Heuer Official Timekeeper and Timepiece of 2015 TCS New York City Marathon on November 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
Tatyana McFadden, of the United States, crosses the finish line first in the women's wheelchair division at the 2015 New York City Marathon in New York, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Tatyana McFadden, of the United States, celebrates as she wins the women's wheelchair division of the New York City marathon in New York, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. McFadden set a new course record with 1:35:06 in the event. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Tatyana McFadden of the United states celebrates her win of the wheelchair division during the TCS New York City Marathon on November 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Deborah and Donna McFadden, adoptive parents of Tatyana McFadden, celebrate with their daughter after she set a course record in winning the women's wheelchair division of the New York City marathon, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Deborah, left, and Donna McFadden, right, adoptive parents of Tatyana McFadden, celebrate with their daughter after she set a course record in winning the women's wheelchair division of the New York City marathon, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Runner-up Manuela Schar, left, of Switzerland, congratulates winner Tatyana McFadden, of the United States, at the finish line after they finished competing in the women's wheelchair division of the New York City Marathon in New York, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Women's wheelchair division participants Tatyana McFadden United States (C) Manuela Schar Switzerland (L)Sandra Graf of Switzerland after finishing theTCS New York City Marathon in New York November 1, 2015. McFadden shattered the New York City Marathon women's wheelchair course record finishing in 1 hour, 43 minutes, 4 seconds. Schar finished second with Graf placing third. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Defending champion Kurt Fearnley of Australia fell out of his chair early in the race and came in fifth.

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