104-year-old sprinter

Posted on March 29, 2008 

104-year-old sprinter

A 104-year-old South African man has set a new world record for the 100 metre race.

Phillip Rabinowitz, from Cape Town, is now officially the world’s fastest centenarian sprinter, reports the Daily Mirror.

He finished the 100 metres in 30.86 seconds, knocking more than five seconds off the previous best.

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