Orville Rogers began to participate in the running race in 50 years.
In the United States in the championship run for the elderly won a 99-year-old world war II veteran, former pilot Orville Rogers.
At a distance of 60 metres Rogers managed to beat his 92-year-old opponent of the Dixon Hemphill. The advantage in his favor was only five hundredths of a second to determine the winner helped the photo finish.
“I think if I leaned forward I would have won,” commented Hemphill.
In the past Hemphill received multiple fractures in a car accident in 2008, he replaced the femur. This may also have affected the results of the race, according to the article.
Former U.S. air force pilot Orville Rogers began to participate in races in 50 years and set several records in his age group. According to him, he trains in the gym three times a week.
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