Man Kaur at 101, wins 100m at World Masters Games

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Man Kaur celebrated her win with a little dance | Image : AFP
Man Kaur celebrated her win with a little dance | Image : AFP

Man Kaur, a 101-year-old athlete from India, won the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland on Monday, celebrating with a little dance.

Ms Kaur completed the race in one minute 14 seconds and was the only athlete to compete in her age category.

She has been dubbed the “miracle from Chandigarh” in New Zealand’s media.

Man Kaur of India, who is 101-years-old, competes in the 100m sprint in the 100+ age category at the World Masters Games at Trusts Arena in Auckland on April 24, 2017Image copyrightAFP

She was cleared to run after a medical examination.

The x-ray of 101-year-old Man Kaur of India is viewed prior to her competing in the 100m sprint in the 100+ age category at the World Masters Games at Trusts Arena in Auckland on April 24, 2017Image copyrightAFP

She started her athletic career at the age of 93 with her son, Gurdev.

101-year-old Man Kaur of India (R) celebrates after competing in the 100m sprint in the 100+ age category at the World Masters Games at Trusts Arena in Auckland on April 24, 2017.Image copyrightAFP

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