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Running the 100 While Approaching 100

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Running the 100 While Approaching 100

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Running the 100 While Approaching 100

Running the 100 While Approaching 100

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There's a new world record for the 100-meter dash in the 95-99 year-old age group. A Japanese sprinter who took up running at age 65 knocked two seconds off the mark, covering the distance in 20.2 seconds.