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Senior Olympian: 93-Year-Old Track Star Shows Physical & Mental Fitness

  • Published7 Aug 2013
  • Reviewed7 Aug 2013
  • Author
  • Source Beckman Institute

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Born in 1919, Olga Kotelko is one of the most successful track & field athletes in history — and she didn't even start her athletic career until she was 77 years old! In this video from the Beckman Institute, Olga enlists the help of neuroscientist Art Kramer to learn about her brain's fitness level.

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