Age is no bar for Athletic duo of Mann Kaur and Gurdev Singh


Meet mother-son duo of Mann Kaur (95) and Gurdev Singh (73), whose stamina, speed and skill would make even the great sprinter Usain Bolt marvel. They defy age and have proved that barriers exist only in the mind.

Mann, who belongs to Chandigarh, has raced her way to glory in many championships with training from her son Gurdev, who lives in Canada and is also an extraordinary runner.

Recently, Mann won a gold medal each in 100m and 200m in the World Masters Athletic Championship held in Sacramento, California, from July 6-17. But her foray into athletics came after much persuasion from Gurdev.

Gurdev, who guides her mom, boasts of clocking 14.9 seconds in the 100m, something which is incredible for his age. The Canadian citizen participates in 100m, 200m and long jump events. Gurdev was inspired when he saw a 90-year-old athlete participating in the world championships in Canada in 2008.

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