Five Pakistani runners broke the record of the Berlin Marathon, finishing the race in less than three hours.
The runners who completed the race are as follows:
Muhammad Sajjad 2 hours, 37 minutes, and 34 seconds
Amin Mukatay 2 hours, 46 minutes
Abdul Rehman 2 hours, 50 minutes
Sadiq Shah 2 hours, 52 minutes, and 16 seconds
Faisal Shafi 2 hours, 58 minutes
Earlier in the year, Sadiq Shah participated in the London Marathon race, where he emerged as the fastest runner in his age group.
Muhammad Sajjad belongs to Bahawalpur. He completed this race in 2 hours, 37 minutes and 34 seconds. He not only earned the title of fastest runner but also secured the spot for World Marathon Major Participant.
In the women’s race, Pakistani Dr. Rabia Naeem, based in the United States, became the first ever Pakistani female finisher at Marathon Berlin. She completed the race in 3 hours and 54 minutes.
More than 60 Pakistanis participated in Marathon Berlin which included 14 women.