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Claire receives marathon medals with a difference

Claire Lomas receives medals
Claire Lomas receives medals donated by other marathon runners Credit: ITN

Bionic marathon runner, Claire Lomas, was presented with medals donated by other runners this lunchtime. Olympic gold medallist Matthew Pinsent presented her with the_ box of medals._Claire missed out on a real marathon medal as they are only given to people who complete the course in under 24 hours.


Celebrations as Claire crosses the finish line

Claire Lomas completes marathon
26.2 miles and 16 days later, Claire crosses the finish line Credit: ITN

This is the moment Claire Lomas crossed the finish line just moments ago, after a 16-day marathon.

Claire, who is paralysed from the chest down, has become the first person to complete a marathon on 'bionic legs'.

Claire Lomas' marathon challenge
Crowds gather to watch as Claire completes her challenge Credit: ITN



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