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Great-great-grandma from New York City sets record at Gay Games 9

There are lots of numbers that made Ida Keeling a standout at the Gay Games 9 track and field events Tuesday in Akron.
At 4-feet-6 and 83 pounds, she was easily the smallest athlete in her chosen race, the 100 meters.
With a finishing time of 59.8 seconds, she was also by far the slowest, considering that world champs cover the distance in about 10 seconds.
But consider another number — the one that causes fellow contestants to want to shake her hand and local media to follow her with a camera to record her witticisms.
Ida Keeling is 99 years old.

Read more on Ohio.com

daughtersofdig:

Great-great-grandma from New York City sets record at Gay Games 9

There are lots of numbers that made Ida Keeling a standout at the Gay Games 9 track and field events Tuesday in Akron.

At 4-feet-6 and 83 pounds, she was easily the smallest athlete in her chosen race, the 100 meters.

With a finishing time of 59.8 seconds, she was also by far the slowest, considering that world champs cover the distance in about 10 seconds.

But consider another number — the one that causes fellow contestants to want to shake her hand and local media to follow her with a camera to record her witticisms.

Ida Keeling is 99 years old.

Read more on Ohio.com