Fauja Singh Rank
About Fauja Singh
Fauja Singh is a British Sikh centenarian marathon runner believed to be the oldest marathon runner in the world. He became an international sensation when he ran his first marathon at the age of 89. He went on to compete in several international marathons, including the 2003 London Marathon and the 2003 Toronto Waterfront Marathon. In October 2011, he completed the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in 8:11:06 becoming the first 100-year-old to finish a marathon.
He is the recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition. In 2015, he was honored with the British Empire Medal for his services to sport and charity.
The Guinness World Records refused acknowledging his achievements in its record book since he has no birth certificate to prove his actual age.
Fauja Singh Rank
Fauja Singh's Popularity
Fauja Singh is a famous British athlete, who was born on April 1, 1911. As a person born on this date, Fauja Singh is listed in our database as the 28th most popular celebrity for the day (April 1) and the 12th most popular for the year (1911).
People born on April 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Fauja Singh is the 858th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Fauja Singh's birthday, Fauja Singh is the 235th most famous Indian.
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