James Argent's sister has London Marathon time wiped

by hellomagazine.com

Natasha Argent – sister of TOWIE star James Argent - has had her London Marathon results wiped from the official website amid accusations that she cheated. Natasha had previously seen her results classified as "Result in query" following the end of the race, but her name has now been removed from the site.

Event director Hugh Brasher told the Mirror that his team "have a process in place that highlights potential cheats" and that Natasha's name had "already been identified through this process".

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James Argent's sister Natasha has had her London Marathon times wiped

"We contact all runners who are identified through this process to ask them to provide an explanation for this," he added. "If we are not satisfied with this explanation we disqualify them."

Natasha first came under fire when fans noticed something odd about her marathon results time. No times were logged for the middle of the 26.2 mile race, and she managed to run the final 20k in under an hour – faster than Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah, and elite men's winner Eliud Kipchoge.

Her recorded time for completing the 26.2 mile race was 3 hours and 44 minutes.

Natasha was running to raise money for London Youth, a charity which 'supports and challenges young people to become the best they can be'. They later tweeted that they were "aware of the allegations against a #LondonMarathon runner re chip discrepancies & have notified #VMLM2016 who are looking into it".

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James ran the London Marathon in 2012

Before the results were announced, brother James proudly took to Instagram to congratulate Natasha. Alongside a photo of his sister smiling and holding her marathon medal, he wrote: "SHE DID IT!!! So proud of my little sister @natashaarge completing the #LondonMarathon & beating my time by over an hour lol! #londonyouuthcharity." He has since removed the post.