Watch: 95-year-old man sets 200m world record for his age group

Tuesday March 10th, 2015

What do 95-year-olds do in their free time? If you're Charles Eugster, you break world records.

Eugster set a new world record for the indoor 200m in his age group (95 and older) on Sunday at a British Masters Athletics meeting in London, according to Silver Grey Sports Club

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The 95-year-old ran the 200m in 55.48 seconds, breaking Orville Rogers' record that was set in 2013. You can watch Eugster's record-breaking run below.

Eugster has had quite an eventful life. He was a dentist for many years before taking up rowing in his 60s. Then when he was in his 80s he began a career in bodybuilding and fitness competitions after realizing he was overweight and losing muscle. Now in his 90s, he continues to stay fit while setting records along the way. He should be an inspiration to us all.

[Washington Post]

- Molly Geary

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