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  Sunday, 13 October, 2002, 11:01 GMT 12:01 UK
Radcliffe claims record
Women's race

Paula Radcliffe sets a good pace in the opening stages
Paula Radcliffe is easily inside world record pace as she approaches the halfway point looking comfortable

Paula Radcliffe crosses the line to break the world record and add the Chicago marathon to her earlier victory in London
Paula Radcliffe smashes the old world best by over a minute as she crosses the finish line in 2:17:18

After smashing the world record Paula Radcliffe waves to the crowd thanking them for their support during the race
Chicago is only Paula Radcliffe's second marathon following her debut in London earlier in the year

Radcliffe poses with the clock displaying her world record time
Radcliffe will now take a well-earned break from racing after pocketing a total of $250,000 for her victory


Men's race

Japans Toshinari Takaoka breaks away from the pack 18 miles into the race
Toshinari Takaoka makes the only significant attempt to break away from the leading group of runners

Khalid Khannouchi wins the men's event
World record holder Khalid Khannouchi reels in Takaoka to win but just misses out on breaking his record again


Paula's triumph

Steve Cram

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