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Mother (98) & Son (75) are both World Champions at the 2013 International Senior Games in Utah, USA





St. George, Utah, USA

98-year-old athlete Mann Kaur has so far bagged 5 gold medals at the Huntsman World Senior Games 2013, currently being held at St. George USA (October 7 to 19, 2013)..

More than 10,000 sports men and women from 66 countries are participating in the two-week event.

Mann Kaur, a mere two years short of her own centennial, broke her own world record in Javelin throw, measuring a distance of 5.80 M.

Her 75-year-old son who is also participating in the games, also won a Gold Medal … in Long Jump, with a mark of 3.53 M.

It may be the first time in the history of world competition that a mother and son are both World Champions.


October 10, 2013

Conversation about this article

1: Gurmeet Kaur (Atlanta, Georgia, USA), October 10, 2013, 12:06 PM.

Congratulations to Bibi Mann Kaur and Baba Gurdev Singh. At 98 and 75, they are more fit than 90% of us.

2: Kaala  (Punjab), October 13, 2013, 2:32 PM.

A true Sardarni and her son. My heartfelt respect! That's what Sikhi is all about ... achieving the impossible!

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