The Comrades Marathon: India has highest number of foreign entrants in S Africa’s premier race

Updated: May 26 2023 1:24AM

Johannesburg, May 25 (PTI) India has the highest number of foreign entries in the prestigious Comrades Marathon to be run between the cities of Pietermaritzburg and Durban in South Africa on June 11.

Organisers said that of the 2,354 international runners from 84 countries that have entered this year’s Comrades Marathon, the lion’s share of athletes are from India, with 403 entries.

Neighbouring Zimbabwe is second with 255, the UK next with 224, the US with 173, and Brazil with 142 runners.