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Swansea marathon hero: "there was no other option, I had to help him"

A marathon runner from Swansea who helped to stop a fellow athlete cross the finish line said "there was no other option."

Matthew Rees spotted David Wyeth struggling on the last stretch of the London marathon.

Speaking to Good Morning Britain Mr Wyeth said, "my legs just went beneath me and the dark patch got darker."

You can watch the full interview with Piers and Susanna below.

London Marathon: Swansea Harrier fastest Brit in first ever marathon

Swansea Harrier Josh Griffiths was the first Briton to cross the line at the 2017 London Marathon.

Josh recorded a time of 2:14:49 in his first ever marathon race and could now qualify for the British team for the World Championships.

It was a good day for Swansea Harrier runners after Matthew Rees was seen to stop and help a competitor cross the finish line after they collapsed about 200 metres short.

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FT: Swansea City 2-0 Stoke City

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Swansea City kept their Premier League survival hopes alive with a 2-nil victory over Stoke City at the Liberty Stadium.

A goal from Spannish striker Fernando Llorente gave the Swans an early lead before Tom Carroll added another in the second half.

Swansea were given a huge helping hand when, with the score at 1-0, Marko Arnautovic blazed his 69th-minute penalty high over the crossbar and into the disbelieving Stoke supporters behind the goal.

Swansea remain two points behind relegation rivals Hull after they won 2-0 against Watford.

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