Sunita Godara

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Sunita Godara is a former Indian marathon runner from Nausana. She became the national marathon champion first time in 1985 by winning Delhi Marathon She won medals in the Penang and Kedah marathons. She won gold at the 1992 Asian Marathon Championship held at Bandung. She finished her schooling frm Banasthali Vidyapith.

Sunita Godara holds the record of running the maximum marathons run by an Indian. She has run in 71 full marathons, starting with the Rath Marathon in 1984. She finished first 25 times, second 12 times and third 14 times. In addition to that, she won 23 half marathons and has run in 200 international races in all continents. In 1990 she clocked 2 hours 49.21 minutes to become the first Indian to win a world class race. She won medals in the Penang and Kedah marathons. In 1989, she won the silver medal in the Mobil International Marathon in Singapore.[1] She also carried the Olympic Flame at the 1996 Olympics at Atlanta. She has agreed to be a mentor of collegiate sports program Indian Collegiate Athletic Program (ICAP).[citation needed]


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