Regina senior smashes 5 world records in track and field

LaFayette-Boyd set records in long jump, high jump, 100-metre, 200-metre and triple jump in her age group. (Submitted by Carol LaFayette-Boyd)

By Rachel Zelniker, CBC News, June 15, 2017 

‘It’s not about the records or being No. 1, but about having fun,’ said 75-year-old Carol LaFayette-Boyd

Carol LaFayette-Boyd, 75, smashed five world track and field records in her age category at a recent championship in Saskatchewan.

The Regina senior established records in long jump (3.85 metres), high jump (1.23 metres), the 100-metre (15.15 seconds), the 200-metre (32.83 seconds) and triple jump (8.19 metres). The championships were held in Regina earlier this month.

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