Elderly female athletes from around the world competed in the European Masters Athletics Championships Stadia for over 35s in Aarhus, Denmark on Thursday.
The EMACs athletic event allows sports enthusiasts over the age of 35 to compete in a variety of disciplines, from sprinting to the long jump to the hammer throw, with many of the contestants nearing their centenaries.
One athlete, 70 year... Еще-old Marianne Maier, five times gold medal champion and world record holder, said that she will go on doing athletics as long as she is able to. She added that one might need to be little mad to do so, but «that makes life worth living.”
EMACS invites athletes from across the globe, with over 4,000 attendees taking part in Aarhus this year.
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