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Oldest marathon runner Fauja Singh's final race

A man believed to be the world's oldest marathon runner has completed his last long distance competitive race in Hong Kong.

Fauja Singh, who is 101 years old and from east London, finished the Hong Kong 10km (6.25 mile) event in one hour, 32 minutes and 28 seconds.

He ran his first London marathon in 2000 and went on to compete in a further eight marathons.

Ben Ando reports.

  • 24 Feb 2013
  • From the section UK