Fauja Singh

About Fauja Singh

Birth Day: April 1, 1911
Birth Place: India

Fauja Singh

Fauja Singh was born on April 1, 1911 in India. Famous as both a centenarian and a champion runner, he claimed numerous United Kingdom and world records for his running times in the over-ninety-years-old age category. Impressively, he finished Toronto's 2003 Waterfront Marathon in just over five and a half hours and ran the same year's London Marathon in just six hours and two minutes.
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Popular As Fauja Singh
Occupation Runner
Age 109 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born April 1, 1911 (India)
Birthday April 1
Town/City India
Nationality India

🌙 Zodiac

Fauja Singh’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Fauja Singh was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.

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About

Famous as both a centenarian and a champion Runner, he claimed numerous United Kingdom and world records for his running times in the over-ninety-years-old age category. Impressively, he finished Toronto's 2003 Waterfront Marathon in just over five and a half hours and ran the same year's London Marathon in just six hours and two minutes.

Before Fame

Born with weak lower limbs, he was not able to walk until just after his fifth birthday. He built up his strength and began running in his early adulthood years, but did not become a competitive racer until he was in his eighties.

Trivia

He ran in his last race, the 2013 Hong Kong Marathon, when he was 101 years old, finishing in just over an hour and a half.

Family Life

He and his three older siblings were raised in Punjab, British India. Grieving the deaths of his wife, son, and daughter (all during a two-year period in the early 1990s), he turned to running for solace.

Associated With

He and soccer star David Beckham both made appearances in a 2004 Adidas advertising campaign.

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