November 10, 2005

Man Buys India's 3-year-old Marathoner For 800 Rupees

So a 3-year-old boy in India regularly runs marathon-length distances, but if I read this story right, the Indian government is upset because his "mentor" may be harming his health, but they're fine with the fact that his mother sold him off for 800 rupees?

fears for Indian 'marathon tot'
[bbc via tmn]

1 Comment

800 rupees??? What a rip off. I purchased my olympic level swimmer Indian boy for only 400 rupees.

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