Major Avnish Bajaj, 30, of the Infantry Brigade is the first Indian amputee to have run the full marathon (42.195 km) on 15 January 2017 in 7 hr 2 min and 16 sec. With a prosthesis, Avnish was competing with 20,000 able-bodied runners in the under-35 category in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon in Mumbai, Maharashtra.