And the hero fares it well

Updated: Feb 24, 2013 12:02 IST

Fauja Singh waves a Hong Kong flag after crossing the finish line in the 10-km event as part of the Hong Kong Marathon on Sunday. The 101-year-old sikh, believed to be the world's oldest marathon runner, said on February 21, after arriving in the southern Chinese territory, that he felt sad to be retiring from competitive events, as he prepared for his last race in Hong Kong. AFP Photo
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Fauja Singh waves a Hong Kong flag after crossing the finish line in the 10-km event as part of the Hong Kong Marathon on Sunday. The 101-year-old sikh, believed to be the world's oldest marathon runner, said on February 21, after arriving in the southern Chinese territory, that he felt sad to be retiring from competitive events, as he prepared for his last race in Hong Kong. AFP Photo

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