Friday, 25 January 2019

Hidekichi Miyazaki, Japanese masters athlete, Died at 108

Hidekichi Miyazaki was born on September 22, 1910 and died on January 23, 2019.

He was a Japanese centenarian masters athlete.

He was  nicknamed Golden Bolt, a name play on Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt.

Miyazaki was a former official holder of the world record in the M100 100 metres.

On September 23, 2015, the day after his 105th birthday, he became the second person to compete in the 105 year age division following Pole Stanisław Kowalski who competed earlier in the year on June 28.

Hidekichi Miyazaki passed away at 108 years old.

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