TOKYO, Japan (sat, Mar. 03) – There are no age boundaries for those who keep themselves actively ‘alive’ and world is full of such stories when elderly people set examples for their youngsters in every walk of life.
|Japan's Hiroshi Hoketsu might compete Olympics 2012 as the oldest contender|
The recent example is a Japanese rider Hiroshi Hoketsu, who will turn 71 at the end of March. According to the Japanese Equestrian Federation (JEF); Hoketsu has earned a place in 2012 London Olympics by standing number one in the International Equestrian Federation's individual dressage rankings for Asia-Oceania.
Hoketsu, was also the oldest contestant at the 2008 Beijing Olympics with 67 years and 4 months of age, Hailed as the "hope of old men," He has already participated in two Olympics, 44 years apart.
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