Ms Bhagwani Deswal, a 90-year-old athlete has won three gold medals at the ongoing National Masters Athletics Championships being held in Chennai. The event hosts around 3500 athletes from 26 states competing across 13 different age groups. With this win, she has qualified to represent India at the World Masters Athletics Championships set to take place on June 29 in Finland.
Bhagwani Deswal had previously won three gold medals at the Delhi State Athletics Championship in 100m, shot put and javelin throw events. This led to her being eligible to compete in the National Championships by virtue of being a state-level medal winner