91 Year Old Sikh Runner Sweeps Sprinting Events at European Championships


91 YEAR-OLD BRITISH SIKH ATHLETE WINS GOLD TREBLE AT EUROPEAN MASTERS ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Dalbir Singh Deol, 91, from London, England has brought home Gold in the 100m, 200m and 400m distances in the Men’s 90-94 age group at the European Masters Athletics Championships in Aarhus, Denmark. He completed the hat-trick of Golds yesterday afternoon, winning the 200m.

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Participation at the European Masters event has led to significant social media attention. Having returned to the UK yesterday and after a well deserved rest, Dalbir Singh plans to resume his daily training programme and focus on his next event.

Dalbir Singh Deol has been an active member of the UK Sikh community for many decades, having involvement in Gurdwaras and some of the earlier Sikh organisations.

Pictures credit Alex Rotas Photography.

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