World / Chinese man completes 26.2 mile marathon while smoking continuously for three and a half hours

Zoom News : Nov 16, 2022, 11:32 PM
Chinese News: Everyone knows that cigarette smoking is injurious to health, but there are people who are not affected by this warning. A Chinese grandpa who ran a marathon in China in about 3.5 hours while continuously smoking cigarettes has taken the internet by storm! However, he is also being criticized on social media.

According to the New York Post, the Chinese social media site Weibo is ablaze with pictures of the chain-smoking athlete. At the same time, fans have praised his Respiratory Toughness.

The New York Post cited a report in The Mirror, according to which the 50-year-old runner, popularly known as Uncle Chen, completed the marathon in Jiande. While running the entire 26.2 miles, he kept smoking cigarettes continuously and kept lighting them while running.

According to the New York Post, the grandfather, who is fond of tobacco, allegedly completed the race in 3 hours, 28 minutes and 45 seconds. According to a certificate published on Weibo, Uncle Chen finished 574th out of about 1,500 runners.

Praise as well as criticism on social media

His fans on social media were impressed that he was able to finish the race - while continuing to smoke. However, according to TMZ, others have accused him of using secondhand smoke to harm other runners.

At the same time, according to media reports, many people have also criticized the chain on social media. Many people feel that Chen is setting a bad example.

Chain has not run for the first time

According to the New York Post, this isn't Uncle Chen's first marathon run! He completed the Guangzhou race in 2018 in 3 hours 36 minutes.

Additionally, he completed the 2019 Xiamen Marathon in 3 hours and 32 minutes, demonstrating that smoking not only does not hinder his performance but actually enhances it! Additionally, he has completed the 2019 Xiamen Marathon in 3 hours and 32 minutes.