Gurmathi Soni Bal has scored a record for India in the Ice Marathon match in Antarctica .
An international marathon tournament was held in the freezing area of Antarctica. 51 competitors from 16 countries around the world participated in the competition and ran with enthusiasm. There were 41 males and 10 females.
The competition was held in the area where the temperature was below 20 degrees Celsius. The marathon was held for both men and women.
The competition was held for a short duration of 42.2 km. In the men’s section, Polish compatriot Beodor Sussenaya took the top spot. Susanneya went past a half-hour ahead of second-placed Isaac Thierry.
In the men’s section, the top spot went to Beodor distance in 3 hours 49 minutes and 18 seconds. He was also the winner of the North Pole Marathon in the world’s coolest area in the Arctic Ocean last year.
In the women’s section, Roma Buisena of Australia took the top spot in 5 hours and 3 minutes 32 seconds. Gurmeet Sony Jawani took the 3rd place. He went past 6 hours 55 minutes and 46 seconds.
Kurmith has been participating in the past eight years. He has completed 20 full marathon matches. He has also participated in 6 ultra marathons, including comrades. His best run is a rider in a marathon of 3 hours and 54 minutes.
He wants to participate in ice marathon tournaments, and he says my goal is to run in marathon matches in seven continents.
In the same match, Arunjot Singh Balu of India participated in the men’s section. So far, he ran for 9 marathons and took 35th place in the tournament.