The 93-year-old swimmer still winning medals
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100 Women: The 93-year-old swimmer still winning medals

Nora Ronai, 93, says she’s faced sexism in her life, but it hasn’t stood in the way of her achieving her goals. She only became a professional swimmer in her 60s, and has broken two world records.

Video journalist: Dina Demrdash; Producer: Lourdes Heredia

What is 100 Women?


BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world every year. In 2017, we're challenging them to tackle four of the biggest problems facing women today - the glass ceiling, female illiteracy, harassment in public spaces and sexism in sport.

With your help, they'll be coming up with real-life solutions and we want you to get involved with your ideas. Find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and use #100Women

  • 23 Oct 2017