Centenarian sprinter Man Kaur passes away at 105


Chandigarh: Centenarian sprinter Man Kaur has died of a heart attack, her son Gurdev Singh said on Saturday (July 31).

Man Kaur was 105 and is survived by two sons and a daughter.

Gurdev told PTI that she was admitted to Derabassi Ayurvedic hospital and breathed her last at around 1 pm today.

Born on March 1, 1916, Kaur was known as the “Miracle Mom from Chandigarh”.

She shot to fame after winning the 100-meter sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland in 2017.

(With agency inputs)



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