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Mieko Nagaoka: 100-year-old Japanese swimmer sets 1,500m record – BBC News

April 6, 2015

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Mieko Nagaoka says she intends to keep swimming until she reaches 105 – The BBC A Japanese woman has become the first 100-year-old to complete a 1,500m freestyle swim in a 25m pool. Mieko Nagaoka, who only took up swimming at the age of 82, already holds the record in her age category for the […]

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