Athletes Who Needed Help Crossing the Finish Line

July 4, 2023

These people had help crossing the finish line. In 2017, a cross-country runner risked disqualification by helping his injured teammate finish a race. In 2021, an exhausted runner was helped to the finish line of the New York City marathon by strangers. In 2017, crossing this finish line meant the end of a difficult chapter for a man after he recovered from a life-threatening bike accident. Inside Edition Digital’s Andrea Swindall has more.

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