Who is world’s oldest marathon runner?
[A]Amrit Raj Singh
Fauja Singh, a 101-year-old Sikh regarded as the world’s oldest marathon runner will quit after one final run at next month’s Hong Kong race. Indian-born British national Fauja Singh admitted age was finally catching up with him and he had decided not to compete after the Hong Kong Marathon on February 24, five weeks before his 102nd birthday on April 1.Singh, dubbed the ‘Turbaned Tornado’, took up running marathons at the ripe old age of 89 and has been credited with competing in eight 42-kilometre (26-mile) races in London, Toronto and New York. He finished his fifth London Marathon last year in a time of seven hours and 49 minutes and was honoured by being invited to carry the Olympic torch.