• Chris McMillan

China's blind runner completes first 100-kilometer ultra-marathon


21st October 2020

China's blind runner completes first 100-kilometer ultra-marathon

Yan Wei, a blind runner from east China's Shandong province, has successfully completed a 100-kilometer ultra-marathon in 9 hours and 40 minutes recently held in Shanghai.

At 6:22 on the evening of Oct.18, counting on Yan's sports app stopped at 100.9 kilometers, meaning that he had completed the 100-kilometer marathon for the first time in his life, and also became the first 100-kilometer blind runner in China.

Yan has loved running since he was a teenager and run several marathons. He runs 500 to 600 kilometers every month.



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