London, Jan 20 : The oldest male triplets in Britain have shown that they have no intentions of slowing down - by celebrating their 80th birthday.
Identical triplets Idwal, Ivor and Morgan Llewellyn, who turned 80 on Jan 19, still share a strong bond, which they say is the secret behind their long life.
"We are as close now as when we were little boys - and we help to keep each other young," the Telegraph quoted Morgan, as saying.
"They wanted to put 240 candles on our cake and we would have no trouble blowing them out. We've still got plenty of puff," he added.
The three were born in Rhondda, in 1928 to a miner's wife who had no idea she was expecting three babies.
"From the day we were born our mother was known as the Triplets Mam and we were always called Trip at school," Ivor said.
Relatives, including their seven children and 12 grandchildren, travelled from across Britain to help them celebrate.
"We have always stayed healthy and are looking forward to our 90th birthday together," Idwal said.