SHEIKHA HANOOF COMPLETES LONDON MARATHON 2021; BREAKS NINE NATIONAL RECORDS

Sheikha Hanoof bint Thani Al-Thani completed the London Marathon 2021 on Sunday and in the process managed to break multiple national records. 

Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) congratulated her for the achievement and shared pictures of her on social media holding a Qatar flag. As runner number 50158, Sheikha Hanoof’s finish time in the race is 04:23:30. In the same post, QOC mentioned that she broke nine national records in 5km, 10km, 15km, half marathon, 10 miles, 30km, and marathon distances. 

In an Instagram post, Qatar Olympic Committee captioned: “Well Done Hanoof … A new achievement for Qatari women, reflecting the meanings of determination and commitment in London.”

The 2021 London Marathon returned to the streets of the capital on October 3 after 889 days.

In a Twitter post on October 2, Virgin Money London Marathon stated: “The last 18 months have been difficult for everyone, but we hope, that tomorrow will be a celebration of all the good that comes when we are united.”

SOURCE – https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/05/10/2021/Sheikha-Hanoof-completes-London-Marathon-2021-breaks-nine-national-records