Former Olympic medalist named as brand ambassador for Kolkata Marathon


Sourav Ganguly on the Tata Metal 25Okay Marathon press-conference immediately. Picture Supply:

Web Desk: Mike Powell who’s the file holder in lengthy soar has been named because the model ambassador of the Tata Metal 25Okay. The competitors shall be witnessing the highest worldwide runners for the primary time ever.

The Olympic silver winner and former two time world champion shall be current in Kolkata for the promotion of thr occasion for 4 days. The occasion shall be happening on December 17.

Kolkata will lay a witness to prime runners from African nations like Kenya, Ethiopia on this esteemed 25Okay marathon run and value cash of $100,000 shall be given to the winner.

The organisers expect that the variety of members will cross 10,000 this time.

“It’s completely thrilling for me to be the primary occasion ambassador for the Tata Metal Kolkata 25Okay. India is a good looking nation and I had the nice fortune of visiting the nation thrice, however to return to Kolkata, the cultural capital of the nation and town of Mom Teresa, is particular,” stated Powell.

“I hope my presence is an added motivation to all of the members and wish to want everybody good luck,” the 53-year-old American stated in his message.

Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, who’s the face of the occasion, stated: “There’s a begin to every little thing. It’s a begin of a world occasion. Yearly it will get higher and higher.

“I don’t see in anyway that is inferior to another competitors. It appears good. This 12 months it’s going to be larger.”

Registration for the occasion will go dwell at 7am tomorrow and may be executed on-line at

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