Zhang Huimin, completes more than 3,550km

Monday, August 27, 2007
Zhang Huimin

Zhang Huimin , 8, a Chinese girl has arrived in Beijing on Sunday after running more than 3,550km (2,200 miles) from the southern province of Hainan in less than two months.She was really really strong

The extraordinarily strong girl, who is 1.22m (4ft) tall and weighs 21kg (46lb), rose each day at 0230 and ran about 1.5 marathons (84km, 40 miles), while accompanied by her father, Zhang Jianmin, who ride on a bicycle, Xinhua news agency said.
The feat was aimed at drawing attention to her Olympic potential ahead of the Beijing games next year, Zhang said. He denied forcing her to run, but some experts have said it amounted to abuse.


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