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‘Miracle Mom’ Walks the Ramp

An inspiration for the world, 101-year-old athlete Man Kaur took to the ramp this Mother’s Day in the city.
She’s made headlines all over the world and now Chandigarh-based Man Kaur proved once again that age is never a barrier. Dressed formally, with the blazer proudly declaring her participation at the recently held World Masters Games in Auckland where she won the gold in 100 metre sprint in the 100 years plus category and also set the world record, Kaur took to the ramp on Sunday afternoon.
‘Miracle Mom’ Walks the Ramp, Lifeinchd
To mark ‘Mothers Day’, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Mohali had organised an infotainment event with the aim of celebrating motherhood at JW Marriott hotel today. While health awareness talks, a talent show, interactive sessions were part of the special event, the ramp walk was the highlight with Kaur taking centre stage.
‘Miracle Mom’ Walks the Ramp, Lifeinchd
Accompanying the centenarian were mothers-to-be and mothers of kids below the age of two years from the tricity. The star of show and chief guest, Man Kaur is now being fondly called ‘Miracle Mom from Chandigarh’ for her will power and indomitable spirit. Her win at the World Masters Games in Auckland recently was her 17th gold medal in her remarkable late-blooming athletic career.
‘Miracle Mom’ Walks the Ramp, Lifeinchd
Talking about her journey, Man Kaur said she took up athletics only eight years ago at the age of 93. “I had no prior experience before my son suggested I join him in competing in the International Masters Games Circuit,” says Kaur who lists eating healthy and staying active as her winning mantra.
‘Miracle Mom’ Walks the Ramp, Lifeinchd
The event also saw Dr Seema Sharma, Associate Director, Gynaecology, Max Hospital, inform the audience that she has launched a social networking group – ‘Blessed  Moms’ – which offer support services to mothers. The group, which has over 300 mothers as members, is a platform for mothers to get the desired support they need during pregnancy and postpartum period.
The group includes gynaecologists, child specialist, lactation experts, nutritionists and physiotherapist and mothers themselves who offer each other 24×7 support to cope up with health and child rearing issues.
Sandeep Dogra, Senior Vice-President and Zonal head of Max Hospitals, Punjab said that Max is committed to the cause of women’s health and safe motherhood and is regularly organizing antenatal workshops for expecting parents.
‘Miracle Mom’ Walks the Ramp, Lifeinchd
The Mother’s Day special programme also saw well-known women personalities being felicitated for their achievements. The list included Divya Khera, an entrepreneur and a well-known writer in the television and film industry. Rinku Malik, choreographer and Director, Rhythm Dance Academy and Anju Sharma, winner of Max Mom Contest, both of whom are also young mothers, enthralled the audience with their performances on the occasion.

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