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Photo: Nils Nilsen

Chrissie Wellington’s win was her most impressive to date, coming from behind to regain her title. At the finish line she told the crowd, “This race means more to me than anything. It’s the sweetest victory—I just proved that anything is possible.”

Liz Hichens is the Web Editor of She is an Ironman and marathon finisher and fan of all endurance sports.

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