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Name  Hidekichi Miyazaki


Born  September 22, 1910 (age 105) (1910-09-22)

103 year old japanese sprinter hidekichi miyazaki challenges usain bolt by farjana zahir


Hidekichi Miyazaki (born September 22, 1910), is a Japanese centenarian masters athlete. He is a former official holder of the world record in the M100 100 metres. On September 23, 2015, the day after his 105th birthday, he became the second person to compete in the 105 year age division following Pole Stanisław Kowalski who competed earlier in the year on June 28. On that same day, Kowalski also threw the shot put and discus for world records.

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Hidekichi Miyazaki Usain Bolt called out by 103yearold Hidekichi Miyazaki

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Hidekichi Miyazaki Incredible 105yearold Japanese sets athletics record

The event held in Kyoto was held in commemoration of "Respect for the Aged Day." With official timing and a field of younger competitors in their eighties, Miyazaki completed the race in 42.22, slower than the 34.50 recorded by Kowalski. Miyazaki only took up the sport in his nineties. "I'm still a beginner, you know. I'll have to train harder. Training was going splendidly, so I had set myself a target of 35 seconds. I can still go faster." Following his race he posed in the Lightning Bolt stance, made famous by Usain Bolt. "I will say this: I'm proud of my health. The doctors gave me a medical examination a couple of days ago and I'm fit as a fiddle. My brain might not be the sharpest but physically I'm tip-top. I've never had any health problems. The doctors are amazed by me. I can definitely keep on running for another two or three years. It's all about willpower. You have to keep going"

Hidekichi Miyazaki Twinkletoed Japan sprinter still breaking records at 105

Prior to 2015, the title of "World's oldest athlete" was held by American John Whittemore, who did throwing events at age 104 and 10 months in Santa Barbara in 2004. The oldest female athlete was Australian Ruth Frith, mother of Olympian Helen Frith, who was throwing all implements of the throws pentathlon at age 101.

Hidekichi Miyazaki Hidekichi Miyazaki is the 105yearold sprinter who set a 100metre

Five years earlier, October 3, 2010, on the same track, Miyazaki set the record in the M100 division at 29.83, which is the mark ratified by World Masters Athletics, the world governing body for athletics over age 35. Just three days before his 105-year race, American Donald Pellmann surpassed Miyazaki's M100 record, running 26.99 in a race in San Diego. In that meet, Pellmann also became the first centenarian to record a successful long jump and high jump. Pellmann also attempted a pole vault.


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Hidekichi Miyazaki A los 105 aos corri los 100 metros y marc un rcord mundial

References

Hidekichi Miyazaki Wikipedia


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