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Marquee Collection#33 March 28, 2010

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Q. Identify the sportsperson from the ad and his claim to fame. (All clues in the picture)

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Ans.: 92-year-old Fauja Singh of Great Britain broke his own world-record for fastest marathon for a runner 90+. His time of 5:40:03 beat his previous best of 6:11:09 set at the London Marathon in April 2003. In 2004, he was featured in an advertising campaign for sportswear manufacturer Adidas alongside David Beckham and Muhammad Ali.

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1. mridul - March 28, 2010

Fauja Singh – Adidas sponsors him

2. Aviral - March 28, 2010

Fauja Singh. Marathon runner. the figures above state his record

3. AMEEN - March 28, 2010

the chap in the ad ao adidas is 92-year-old Fauja Singh of Great Britain broke his own world-record for fastest marathon for a runner 90+. His time of 5:40:03 beat his previous best of 6:11:09 set at the London Marathon in April 2003.

4. Srikanth - March 28, 2010
5. devendra prabhune - March 29, 2010

I think he his FAUJA SINGH.
oldest indian to run marathon.(who reduced the timing almost by an hour)
-devendra prabhune

6. udaibhan singh - March 29, 2010

Fauja Singh and at 94 he has run seven marathon race

7. Chandan Shahi - March 30, 2010

Fauja Singh. Marathon Man (Endorses Adidas-Impossible is nothing)

8. Ignoramus Scribbler - March 30, 2010

Fauza Singh.

9. malcaluffin - March 30, 2010

sardar fauja singh

10. Anubhav Chatterjee - March 30, 2010

He is the oldest athelete to run a marathon and adidas credited him.

11. Nirad - March 30, 2010

Fauja Singh, Adidas

12. yashashwi - March 31, 2010

haille gebresalasiie

13. Saswata Das - March 31, 2010

Fauja Singh (born April 1, 1911) is a Sikh marathon runner in his nineties from India who is a world-record holder in his age bracket. His current personal best time for the London marathon is 6 hours 2 minutes, and his marathon record, for age 90-plus, is 5 hours 40 minutes at the age of 92. In 2004, he was featured in an advertising campaign for sportswear manufacturer Adidas alongside David Beckham and Muhammad Ali.

14. Dinakar - March 31, 2010

Fauja Singh

Addias campaign of Impossible is nothing..Adidas has named a line of marathon shoes in his name..

15. Umesh Kumar - April 2, 2010

Name:Fauja Singh
Claim to fame:Marathon record holder in 90 age and above group.

16. SUMIT - April 3, 2010

sardar fauja singh…marathon man..age 95..but age no bar for this desi BUBBA GUMP


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