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Marquee Collection#33


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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16 thoughts on “Marquee Collection#33”

  1. 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.

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

  3. 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.

  4. Fauja Singh

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

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