Kapoor represents India at Munich, Frankfurt Marathons

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 17: Son of soil Ram Paul Kapoor, retd J&K Bank officer under the leadership of Tarsem Lal Basotra General Secretary of Veteran Athletic Association achieved a milestone and brought laurels to India as well to the J&K by representing India at the 33rd Munich Marathon 2018 and 42nd Frankfurt Marathon 2018 in Germany.
Kapoor secured 4th place in the age category of 60 plus by clocking a timing of 1:39:38 in Half Marathon (21 km).
A total number of 31 athletes participated in the event where Ram Paul Kapoor got 1st place (1:39:38), second place went to Harshal Datta (1:42:05) and third place was secured by Lal Bhattal (1:45:50) in all age groups among total Indian athletes.
He also participated in 42nd Frankfurt Full Marathon (42 km) where he clocked a timing of 3:37:00, a life time best achievement. He is the 1st Athlete from J&K State who ran full marathon under 4 hours.