Doha: It was an impressive achievement for Sheikha Hanoof bint Thani Al-Thani who, on Sunday, finished the London Marathon 2021 and broke multiple national records.
The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) congratulated her on her success and posted photos of her carrying a Qatar flag on social media. Sheikha Hanoof finished the race at 04:23:30 as runner number 50158. QOC also cited breaking nine national records in the 5km, 10km, 15km, half marathon, 10 mile, 30km, and marathon distances in the same post.
“Well Done Hanoof … A new achievement for Qatari women, reflecting the meanings of determination and commitment in London.” Qatar Olympic Committee captioned in an Instagram post.
After an 889-day hiatus, the 2021 London Marathon returned to the capital’s streets on October 3. “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,” stated Virgin Money London Marathon in a Twitter post on October 2.