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101-Year-Old Table Tennis Player Draws Attention Of Longevity Study (VIDEO)

Posted: 04/19/2012 12:15 pm

Dorothy Delow
Dorothy Delow still plays table tennis regularly, despite being over 100

Dorothy Delow certainly hasn't let age slow her down, venturing to Mongolia at age 97 to compete internationally in the World Veterans Games at table tennis, Natasha Johnson of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reports. Now 101, she's no longer globe-trotting, but still plays regularly (mostly because she "[loves] the company," Dorothy told Ms. Johnson), and she's drawn the attention of scientists seeking to uncover a genetic basis for longevity.

Check out the video below, courtesy of 7.30, for the full story, and to see Dorothy in action:

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