30 Aug '14, 12am

A 103-year-old wants to race Usain Bolt: (Because the man is pure awesomeness!)

It's been an unusual week for Usain Bolt . First, the fastest man in history ended what's been an abbreviated, injury-ridden season . Then a Japanese centenarian challenged him to a race. Miyazaki Hidekichi, 103, issued the challenge after competing in the Japanese Masters Athletics meet in Kyoto, Discovery.com reports . "Let's rumble," or whatever the Japanese equivalent is, Hidekichi said about Bolt after finishing the 100-meter race in Kyoto in 38.35. (Bolt's 100-meter world record is 9.58; a less than 29-second difference probably doesn't mean much to those born in 1910.) Hidekichi, who didn't start running until he was 91, has the 100+ record in the 100 meters, 29.83. He says he wants to be the first to record a 100-meter time in the 105+ age group. His times could be faster, but he's not the world's fastest starter, owing to not being able to hear the starter's pisto...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/general-interest/103-year-old...

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