Pole Vaulting Pensioner

Watch out Jessica Ennis! Meet the amazing pole vaulting pensioner – who’s a world champion vaulter, heptathlete and sprinter – aged 77. Former bank clerk Dorothy McLennan, has scooped dozens of gold medals and world records since taking up athletics professionally in her 50s. And at an age where many of her peers prefer sitting down with a cup of tea in front of the telly, spritely Dorothy trains three days a week in preparation for her next world championships.

Watch out Jessica Ennis! Meet the amazing pole vaulting pensioner - who's a world champion vaulter, heptathlete and sprinter - aged 77. Former bank clerk Dorothy McLennan, has scooped dozens of gold medals and world records since taking up athletics professionally in her 50s. And at an age where many of her peers prefer sitting down with a cup of tea in front of the telly, spritely Dorothy trains three days a week in preparation for her next world championships.

Watch out Jessica Ennis! Meet the amazing pole vaulting pensioner - who's a world champion vaulter, heptathlete and sprinter - aged 77. Former bank clerk Dorothy McLennan, has scooped dozens of gold medals and world records since taking up athletics professionally in her 50s. And at an age where many of her peers prefer sitting down with a cup of tea in front of the telly, spritely Dorothy trains three days a week in preparation for her next world championships.

Watch out Jessica Ennis! Meet the amazing pole vaulting pensioner - who's a world champion vaulter, heptathlete and sprinter - aged 77. Former bank clerk Dorothy McLennan, has scooped dozens of gold medals and world records since taking up athletics professionally in her 50s. And at an age where many of her peers prefer sitting down with a cup of tea in front of the telly, spritely Dorothy trains three days a week in preparation for her next world championships.

Watch out Jessica Ennis! Meet the amazing pole vaulting pensioner - who's a world champion vaulter, heptathlete and sprinter - aged 77. Former bank clerk Dorothy McLennan, has scooped dozens of gold medals and world records since taking up athletics professionally in her 50s. And at an age where many of her peers prefer sitting down with a cup of tea in front of the telly, spritely Dorothy trains three days a week in preparation for her next world championships.