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Fazeel breaks the national 5km long run record of Maldives

Fazeel breaks the national 5km long run record of Maldives


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Hussen Fazeel Haroon has broken the national 5km long run record of Maldives. The previous record was held by Hussein Riyaz Samadh and he did the record 26 years ago. 

Fazeel broke the record in the Asian Athletics Championship. He completed the event in 15:30 minutes. 

Former athlete Riyaz Samadh did the record in 1993 in the Saff Games. With this record Fazeel has the national records for 5km, 1km and 10km. 

Fazeel is also the top male athlete of Maldives.