Fauja Singh facts for kids
Fauja Singh (2007)
|Born||1 April 1911
Beas Pind, Jalandhar, Punjab, British India
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||53 kilograms (117 lb)|
|Retired||24 February 2013|
|Updated on 26 January 2013.|
Fauja Singh BEM (Punjabi: ਫੌਜਾ ਸਿੰਘ, born 1 April 1911) is a British Sikh centenarian marathon runner. He has beaten a number of world records in multiple age brackets, but none of his times have been ratified as records.
His current personal best time for the London Marathon (2003) is 6 hours 2 minutes, and his marathon record, for age 90-plus, is 5 hours 40 minutes at the age of 92, at the 2003 Toronto Waterfront Marathon.
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