World News America

Page last updated at 09:26 GMT, Tuesday, 29 March 2011 10:26 UK

Olga Kotelko: The 91-year-old track star


When you think of world record holders in track and field - Usain Bolt or Florence Griffith Joyner may come to mind. But what about Canadian Olga Kotelko?

She's racked up enough medals to fill a treasure chest and her competitive quest has taken her from Argentina to Australia.

Yet, perhaps most remarkable is that most people Olga's age consider it an accomplishment - and exercise - simply to be breathing in and out!

Follow World News America on Twitter @BBC_WNA


Story Tools

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific