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Last Updated: Sunday, 7 November 2004, 16:55 GMT
New York Marathon photos

Britain's Paula Radcliffe makes a confident start

The mild conditions suit Paula Radcliffe and she makes a confident start leading the women's pack after ten miles

The marathon's elite runners stay close to Radcliffe early on

Radcliffe leads a nine-strong pack as the group cross the Verrazano Narrows Bridge during the 35th New York Marathon

Paula Radcliffe begins to leave Kenyan Chepkemei behind over the last 800m

But by the final few miles just Radcliffe and Kenyan Chepkemei were left in contention and it is the Brit who pulls away

Radcliffe hugs fellow competitor Susan Chepkemei

Paula Radcliffe's win in two hours, 23 minutes and 10 seconds is a strong return to form after the disappointment of Athens

Paula Radcliffe jubilates

An ecstatic Paula beams with delight as she wins the closest finish in the NY marathon's 35 year history

Paula Radcliffe celebrates with the Union Jack flag

Radcliffe's triumph marks a fairytale comeback and goes some way to erasing the nightmare she suffered in Athens

South Africa's Hendrik Ramaala celebrates

Meanwhile South Africa's Hendrik Ramaala wins the men's race in two hours, nine minutes and 24 seconds

Radcliffe relief at New York win
08 Nov 04 |  Athletics

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