Van Dyk wins men's wheelchair division at Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) -- South African Ernst Van Dyk left no doubt in the men's wheelchair race of the Boston Marathon.

Last year, Van Dyk failed in his bid for a record seventh straight Boston Marathon victory, losing to Japan's Masazumi Soejima. This year, he led from start to finish to win Boston for the seventh time in 1 hour, 26 minutes, 49 seconds.

It was the second slowest time in his seven victories.

He won by a huge margin. No one was near him when he crossed the finish line on Boylston Street.

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