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Indian centenarians ran the whole Marathon and wish to participate in the London Olympic Games

Indian centenarians ran the whole Marathon and wish to participate in the London Olympic Games

Indian centenarians ran the whole Marathon and wish to participate in the London Olympic Games

The true funny stoires about Indians centenarians Lugu Singh is that he ran the whole marathon in Canada, became the oldest peoson who completed the race.

Singh spent 8 hours 25 minutes 16 seconds in finishing the 42.195 km, ranked 3850, leading the other five contestants.

Singh was born in 1911 in Punjab, India. he lived in the UK with his son, he began to run a marathon at age 89. In 2000, he joined the London Marathon, finished the course in 6 hours 54 minutes 42 seconds. In 2003, he completed the marathon in 5 hours and 40 seconds in Toronto, Canada, broke the world record of over 90 years old groups.

Singh is less than 1.77 m tall, weight 53 kg, is a vegetarian, he attributed his strong effort to eating curry, ginger, tea, and maintaining a happy mood.

At the 2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games, Singh was the torch bearer. Talking about the next target, Singh said he hoped to participate in torch relay in the 2012 London Olympic.

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