Running the 100 While Approaching 100 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.

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.