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2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Elite: Josh Cassidy

Learn more about the elite wheelchair racers competing at the 2019 Chicago Marathon.

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    2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Elite: Josh Cassidy
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    BEIJING, Sept. 11, 2016 -- Josh Cassidy of Canada competes during the men's 5000m T54 round 1 of athletics events at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sept. 9, 2016. (Xinhua/Li Ming via Getty Images)

    Cassidy is a three-time Paralympian and he holds every Canadian record from 1500m to the marathon. 

    Name: Josh Cassidy

    Country of Origin: Canada

    Standout Race: He won the Boston and Chicago Marathons in 2012, and he made his marathon debut in London in 2010 with a surprise win, beating David Weir.

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    Cassidy is a regular competitor on the Abbott World Marathon Majors circuit, and he kicked off his 2019 season with a fifth place finish in Tokyo, a ninth place showing in Boston, an 18th place finish in London and a win at the Los Angeles Marathon.

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