Man Kaur wants more success and shows no signs of stopping, and to prove this Man Kaur on Monday clinched the gold medal in the shot put event in the World Masters Athletics Meet in Torun, Poland.
The World Masters Athletics Championships involves events like track and field, cross country, and road running events, for athletes above 35 years of age.
The 103-year-old clinched the Gold medal with a best effort of 2.13 metres.”I want to win more. I feel very happy after winning. The government has not given me anything, but it doesn’t matter as I just want to win, because winning gives me happiness,” Kaur told TOI over phone from Torun.
Man Kaur’s next target is to break the world record, which is 2.77m. The record is being set by America’s Julia Hockings in 2017.”I want to set the new world record in future,” said Kaur.
She still has three events left in the tournament, and will be participating in javelin throw.Earlier, Kaur has won the gold medal in the 200m race in the 100-to-104 age group at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Malaga, Spain, last year. She also picked up a gold medal in the javelin competition there.