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

101-year-old Man Kaur from India 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 copyright AFP
Image caption Man Kaur celebrated her win with a little dance

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.

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She was cleared to run after a medical examination.

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

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