submitted photo Senior athletes from across the American continents competed in the World Masters Championships.

Aldergrove senior athlete brings home the gold

Aldergrove senior citizen and athlete is racking up impressive wins on the world stage

An Aldergrove senior citizen and athlete is racking up impressive wins on the world stage.

The North American, Central American and Caribbean Countries’ World Masters Athletics (NCCWMA) and Canadian Masters Athletics (CMA) Championships were held at Toronto from August 11-13, 2017.

A total of 944 athletes from 26 countries had participated in these Meets.

Aldergrove’s Harnek Toor had taken part in these Meets in the 70-74 years age category. Toor’s performance has been commendable by all yardsticks. The results achieved by Toor may serve to motivate other seniors, if not the youngsters.

Toor’s medal tally is as follows:

Harnek Toor. (M-70-74 Years Age Category)

– Throws Pentathlon – Points-3604. NCCWMA-Gold Medal. CMA- Gold Medal.

– Triple Jump – 7.73 M. NCCWMA- Gold Medal. CMA- Gold Medal.

– Hammer Throw – 35.62M. NCCWMA-Silver Medal. CMA- Gold Medal.

– Discus Throw – 31.63M. NCCWMA- Silver Medal. CMA- Gold Medal.

– Javelin Throw – 33.87M. NCCWMA- Silver Medal. CMA- Gold Medal.

– Weight Throw – 15.96M. NCCWMA- Silver Medal. CMA- Gold Medal.

– 1500 M Race Walk – 11.11.58. NCCWMA- Silver Medal. CMA- Gold Medal.

– Shot Put – 11.07 M. NCCWMA- Bronze Medal. CMA- Gold Medal.

– Long Jump – 3.87M. NCCWMA- Bronze Medal. CMA- Gold Medal.