Punjabi University’s Lifetime Fellowship For Fauja Singh

PATIALA – Punjabi University will award lifetime fellowship to veteran athlete Fauja Singh (101), the oldest marathon runner in the world. Vice Chancellor Dr Jaspal Singh announced this during the inauguration of a three-day international conference on “Futuristic Trends in Physical Education” here.

While Olympian Brig Labh Singh was the chief guest, Fauja Singh and Beijing Olympics bronze medalist Vijender Singh were special guests. Brig Labh Singh said with the increasing reach of TV channels and internet and the emerging of nuclear families, children were being ignored, both at homes and at schools.

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