At 104, Fauja Singh ‘happy’ to participate in Mumbai marathon

Mumbai: 104-year-old Fauja Singh who retired from the marathon three years ago, on Sunday expressed his happiness to participate in his second Mumbai Marathon.

“I am very much delighted and happy to participate in the marathon. I want to congratulate the company which is organising this marathon. I am very happy to be a part of it,” Singh told the reporters here.

Known as ‘Turbaned Tornado’, Singh took up the sport when he was in his eighties after moving to London.

Singh, a living legend, who continues to inspire people of all age group, is the world’s oldest marathon runner.

Singh has an exceptional story of achieving the un-achievable and a perfect example of living healthy and happy.He first participated in London Marathon in 2012, where he ran 20 kms. Since then he has never looked back. (ANI)