Japan’s Nishida Hiroki, 3rd, arrived almost nine minutes late.

The 1:17:47 of Hug, 35, who won four gold medals at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, set a new world record for the disabled marathon.

In 1999, Heinz Frei had established the previous best mark in 1h20’14. It was therefore necessary to wait 22 years to see this time pulverized.

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