India’s 101-year-old athlete Man Kaur has won the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland. By completing the race in one minute 14 seconds, she scored her 17th gold medal for her atheletic career which started at the age of 93.She was the only participant in the 100-years-and-over category at the New Zealand event which attracted 25,000 competitors. For Man Kaur it is the participation that matters and not winning. “I’m going to run again, I’m not going to give up. I will participate, there’s no full stop”, she told New Zealand media who dubbed her as the “miracle from Chandigarh”.Amazing 101 year old completing the 100m @WMG2017 #WMG2017 pic.twitter.com/wUEcPHThv0- WÉ??uÇ? QnÇ?p×?Ç?? (@UUJQ) April 23, 2017Before the age of 93, when she started her career in athletics, she had no sporting experience at all. It was her son Gurdev Singh who suggested her to join him in competing on the international masters games circuit.Also read: Head punch: 94-year-old woman elected sarpanch of village in PuneDuring the World Masters Games in Auckland, she was cleared to run only after a medical examination.Gurdev Singh said that his mother was on a strict diet consisting wheat grass juice and a daily glass of kefir (fermented milk), as reported by AFP.”Man Kaur truly personifies the ‘sport for all’ philosophy which World Masters Games is all about and we are thrilled to have her here,” Jennah Wootten, chief executive of World Masters Games 2017 told AFP.\Also read: Video of old woman trying to escape the track before a Mumbai local train crushes her goes viraladvertisement”I have no doubt that she and many of the other 24,905 athletes competing in these games are inspiring others to lead more active lifestyles and take up a sport”, she added.