Thomas Geierspichler poses with his gold medal.[Xinhua]
Thomas Geierspichler of Austria won the Men's Marathon T52 with a time of 1:40:07 to set a new world record during the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing on September 17, 2008. Ueyonabaru Hirokazu and Takada Toshihiro of Japan took the silver and bronze, respectively.
(BOCOG September 17, 2008)