I’m not sure I could even run 100 yards and I’m only 57! Maybe I could start running for fitness though…
101-year-old woman wins 100 metre sprint
By Adam Boult, The Telegraph
“Man Kaur, a 101-year-old Indian woman, racked up her 17th gold medal this week at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand, completing the 100 metre sprint in one minute 14 seconds.
Truth be told, she was the sole competitor in the race, with no other runners coming forward to take part in the 100-years-and-over category.
Speaking to reporters via an interpreter, Kaur said after the race: ‘I enjoyed it and am very, very happy. I’m going to run again, I’m not going to give up. I will participate, there’s no full stop.’
Kaur started participating in athletics events eight years ago, at the age of 93, following encouragement from her son Gurdev Singh, 78, who also competes in the Masters Games.”