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Dr. William Bell breaks his own pole vault world record in age group

JONESBORO (The Daily Mail) - As athletes from across the globe descend on London for the 2012 Games, one 90-year-old is breaking world records in a facility in Arkansas.

Dr William Bell is the current world record holder for his age group in pole vaulting.

He has also held records in the sport in the age groups 75 to 79, 80 to 84, and 85 to 89.

But, as if that was not enough, the nonagenarian recently smashed his own world record after clearing a staggering 7 feet 2 inches (218cm).

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2183225/Dr-William-Bell-Meet-90-YEAR-OLD-pole-vaulter-holds-world-record-age-group.html#ixzz22Vx3Pfqo


 

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