Boston Marathon wheelchair winner to race in London

Tatyana-McFaddenLondon, April 20 : Boston Marathon women's wheelchair winner Tatyana McFadden has confirmed she will be racing for the people of the city at the London Marathon Sunday.

The 23-year-old American was back at her hotel when two bombs killed at least three spectators at the Boston finishline Monday, reports Xinhua.

"I'll be carrying them in my heart as I am running through the course in London," McFadden said.

Japan's Hiroyuki Yamamoto, who won the men's race in Boston, will also take part in London.

A total of 24 wheelchair racers who competed in Boston will be racing in London.

London will hold a 30-second silence to remember the victims of the Boston attacks at the start of the London Marathon. (IANS)