Weird News 101-Year-Old Becomes World Record Holder in 100-Meter Dash: 'I Missed my Nap for This'

05:37  17 july  2017
05:37  17 july  2017 Source:   Inside Edition

Merritt feeling back to his best

  Merritt feeling back to his best World record holder Aries Merritt fired a warning to his rivals as he continues to recover from his kidney transplant. The 31-year-old will race in the 110-metre hurdles in Sunday's Anniversary Games in London. He set the world record in 2012 - 12.80 seconds - after winning Olympic gold in London before needing a kidney transplant in 2015. American Merritt is close to a full recovery having won the 110m hurdles at the Diamond League meeting in Rome last month and his season's best of 13.11 seconds puts only him behind team-mate Devon Allen in Sunday's start list.

A 101 - year - old just became the oldest woman ever to compete in the USA Track and Field Outdoors Masters Championships on Saturday.

Latest News. 101 - Year - Old Becomes Record Holder For Running. “ I missed my nap for this ,” Hawkins said at the Saturday event, which took place at Louisiana State University.

101-Year-Old Becomes World Record Holder in 100-Meter Dash: 'I Missed my Nap for This': She started running at 100 years old. © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. She started running at 100 years old. A 101-year-old just became the oldest woman ever to compete in the USA Track and Field Outdoors Masters Championships on Saturday.

Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins ran the 100-meter dash at the Louisiana event in 40.12 seconds, beating the current certified world record for women aged 100 and older by six seconds, reports said.

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