• Thu. Oct 22nd, 2020

Canadian wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos wins London Marathon

Canadian wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos wins London Marathon

A racing wheelchair that Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., designed earlier this yr paid instantaneous dividends on Sunday as he won the males’s match on the London Marathon in a single hour 36 minutes four seconds.

Canada’s Brent Lakatos smiles as he crosses the line to accept the males’s elite wheelchair trip on the 2020 London Marathon in central London on Sunday. (Richard Heathcote/AFP by project of Getty Pictures)

Canada’s Brent Lakatos has dominated wheelchair racing’s escape distances for the upper piece of a decade.

On Sunday, the 40-yr-vulnerable from Dorval, Que., pulled away from the self-discipline in a escape do down The Mall at St. James Park to accept the London Marathon.

Lakatos, sopping wet from racing in drizzling rain, executed in a single hour 36 minutes four seconds.

The 2018 Berlin Marathon champion has won seven Paralympic medals and 11 world display screen titles in every distance between the 100 and 800 metres.