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March 8, 1993 | WENDY WITHERSPOON
Jan Mattern and Connie Hansen set course records Sunday in the Los Angeles Marathon wheelchair division. Hansen, of Copenhagen, finished in 1 hour 51 minutes 26 seconds. She held the former course record of 1:56:17. It was Hansen's third consecutive victory in the L.A. Marathon. Mattern finished in 1:32:15. He broke the old record of 1:33:57 set by Jim Knaub last year. Mattern, from Arlington, Tex., said he had an advantage because he is accustomed to racing in warm weather.
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March 8, 1993 | WENDY WITHERSPOON
Jan Mattern and Connie Hansen set course records Sunday in the Los Angeles Marathon wheelchair division. Hansen, of Copenhagen, finished in 1 hour 51 minutes 26 seconds. She held the former course record of 1:56:17. It was Hansen's third consecutive victory in the L.A. Marathon. Mattern finished in 1:32:15. He broke the old record of 1:33:57 set by Jim Knaub last year. Mattern, from Arlington, Tex., said he had an advantage because he is accustomed to racing in warm weather.
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March 7, 1994 | STEVE SPRINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Both are in wheelchairs. Both are 31. Both were disabled in motorcycle accidents. Both compete in marathons. Both are members of the same racing team. And so, it should come as no surprise that Philippe Couprie and Paul Wiggins decided to add one more bond to the many ties that unite them by crossing the finish line together as co-winners of the men's wheelchair competition in Sunday's Los Angeles Marathon, timed in 1:34:52, the only dead heat in the nine-year history of the event.
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March 3, 2003
*--* 2003 Div Time Name, Country Open M 2:9:52 Mark Yatich, Kenya W 2:29:40 Tatyana Pozdnyakova, Ukraine Masters 2:34:33 Eumergindo Boche-Saban, U.S M W 2:29:40 Tatyana Pozdnyakova, Ukraine Wheelchair M 1:27:07 Saul Mendoza, Mexico W 1:50:06 Cheri Blauwet, U.S 2002 Open M 2:10:27 Steven Ndungu, Kenya W 2:28:49 Lyubov Denisova, Russia Masters M 2:41:07 Jose Diaz, U.S W 2:30:26 Tatyana Pozdnyakova, Ukraine Wheelchair M 1:28:44 Ernest Van Dyk, S.
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March 8, 1993 | SCOTT HARRIS and CHRIS BAKER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
They numbered more than 19,000 strong, and from the swiftest of the wheelchair racers to the very last of the stragglers, they formed a 26.2-mile pageant of human willpower Sunday as the eighth Los Angeles marathon offered signs of hope for a city warily nearing the anniversary of last spring's riots.
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