Kevin Breen

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Kevin Breen is a former Irish wheelchair athlete. He won the second London Marathon men's wheelchair race in 1984,[1] defeating second place winner Mick Karaphillides, whose wheelchair broke during the race, and the previous champion Gordon Perry. In winning, he broke the previous course record by nearly one hour, setting a new record of 2:38:40.[2] He also competed in athletics at the Summer Paralympic Games in 1984, 1988, and 1992.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.virginlondonmarathon.com/marathon-centre/history-london-marathon/race-history/race-report-1984/
  2. ^ "London Marathon History" (PDF). Flora London Marathon. Retrieved 2009-05-16. 
  3. ^ kevin breen's profile on paralympic.org