First Winners Of 39th Annual Chicago Marathon Cross Finish Line

CHICAGO (CBS) — The first winners of the 39th annual Chicago Marathon have crossed the finish line.

Abel Kirui of Kenya won the Chicago Marathon for men in 2:11:23.

Florence Kiplagat, also of Kenya, won for women shortly after in 2:21:32, about two minutes faster than her 2015 win, when she clocked 2:23:33. There was no one within dozens of yards of her.

Tatyanna McFadden won her seventh consecutive women’s wheelchair race during the Chicago Marathon with a time of 1:42:32.

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 09: Tatyanna McFadden of the USA wins the women's wheelchair race at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 9, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Tatyanna McFadden of the USA wins the women’s wheelchair race at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 9, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Paralympian Marcel Hug, of Switzerland, also known as the “Swiss Silver Bullet,” won the men’s wheelchair marathon. he also won the Boston Marathon 2016 wheelchair division.

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 09: Kurt Fearnley of Australia second place winner and Marcel Hug of Switzerland first place winner in the mens wheelchair race at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 9, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Kurt Fearnley of Australia second place winner and Marcel Hug of Switzerland first place winner in the mens wheelchair race at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 9, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

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