Centennial marathon record will not count
Centennial marathon Faudzhe Singh, who took part in a race in Toronto, will not be able to get into the Guinness World Records, according to ITAR-TASS . Recall that last week was a survivor of nearly four thousand runners, which was launched on the route along the shore of Lake Ontario. Singh reached the finish line in 8 hours 25 minutes 16.3 seconds.
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However, before it became known that the achievement will not count toward the Marathon because it can not provide a form of birth certificate in 1911. At the same time Singh has a British passport, which denotes the date of his birth - April 1, 1911, and the message of Queen Elizabeth II with congratulations on the occasion of the century.
"We are pleased to be recognized that this event is suitable for the Guinness Book of Records, but the problem is that there is no evidence. We only accept the official documents of birth, date of birth by a" - said the editor of the Book of Records, Craig Glenda, transmits " view " .
Race in Toronto was the eighth marathon for longevity. In 2003 he set a record for athletes aged over 90 years, running 42.1 miles in 5 hours and 40 minutes and 1 second. Three days before the marathon in Toronto Singh set just eight record of achievement for people aged 100 years, running a distance of one hundred and five thousand feet, writes , "Sport-Express" .
According to Singh, the secret of his longevity and excellent fitness is that Singh observes a unique diet. He eats only tea, toasted bread and vegetables for curry.
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