Runner’s World | 95-year-old man sets 200 meter age group world record

On Sunday at the British Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships, Charles Eugster, 95, set a pending age-group world record for 200 meters, covering the distance in 55.48. Eugster’s mark shaved 2.4 seconds off the former record set in 2013 by Orville Rogers of the United States. After breaking the record, Eugster thanked his fans for their support via his Facebook page. “I’m over the moon,” Eugster wrote. “Thank you to everyone who has helped me achieve this.” Eugster, a retired dentist, lived a mostly sedentary life until his 60s, when he took up rowing. He found success in the support and went on to win 36 World Masters gold medals. Continue.