Fauza Singh retires after completing Marathon in Hong Kong
By JharkhandNews - Sun Feb 24, 10:32 am
Fauza Singh has made history by retiring at the age of 101 years today after completing his last run in Hong Kong.
Fauza,known as “Turbaned Tornado”,successfully completed 10- km run at the Hong Kong Marathon in one hour,32 minutes and 28 seconds-half a minute faster than at the same event last year,according to the AFP report.
Turban Tornado is a British centenarian marathon runner of Punjabi Sikh descent. He is a world record holder in his age bracket.
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.