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99-year-old man breaks 50m freestyle world record in Gold Coast Games trials

The New record has registered by George Corones completing the 50m freestyle swim in 56.12 seconds and he participated the only swimmer in his 100-104 age group – swam alone.

The Summing world record has been broken in the Commonwealth Games trials on the Gold Coast, By a 99-year-old Australian man ” George Corones”.

Australian Dolphins Swim Team shared a Post on Social Media:

“We have just witnessed history in the making!”

He started swimming while studying in Primary school and it continued to high school & university.

“The war stopped things, and from then until I retired at 80, I didn’t swim at all competitively,” he told the ABC in 2013.

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice and is never the result of selfishness. By Napoleon Hill

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