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Bionic runner finishes marathon

A paralysed woman in a bionic suit has completed the London Marathon after 16 days of walking. Celebrities from have backed a campaign calling for Claire Lomas to be given a medal for completing the course.

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Woman walking London Marathon wearing bionic suit eyes finish line

Claire Lomas is running the London Marathon wearing a bionic suit Credit: ITV Central

Claire Lomas who is walking the London Marathon wearing a bionic suit has reached her fundraising target of £50,000 and is due to complete the course early next week.

Claire from Eye Kettleby near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire is paralysed from the chest down. She suffered spinal injuries in a horse riding accident in Nottinghamshire in 2007.

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