HomeNewsIndiaMeet Mahasweta Ghosh, 1st Indian Woman To Complete The Toughest Race In The WorldMeet Mahasweta Ghosh, 1st Indian Woman To Complete The Toughest Race In The WorldAs a 44-year-old woman, she holds the distinction of being the sole Indian female participant who completed this arduous marathon last month. New Delhi: It was after doing a 75-km desert run in Rajasthan’s Pokhran and watching a Netflix series called ‘Losers’ that Mahasweta Ghosh decided that she loved the sand terrain. It emboldened her to take on the biggest challenge there is: the Marathon Des Sables (MDS), known to be the toughest race in the world. In May this year, Ghosh became the first Indian woman to make complete the race, in a time of 55 hours 42 minutes. What next for the ace runner, Mahasweta Ghosh with a smile said, “Preparing to run for Berlin next” she said with a smile to ANI.
Source: Mint June 09, 2023 02:00 UTC