World’s Oldest Duathlete Is Now The Oldest Triathlete, Too

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Charles Futrell, 90, completed the Clermont triathlon on Saturday.

At the age of 90, most people would be content with a gentle stroll.

But not former PE teacher Charlie Futrell, who has became the oldest man in America ever to complete a triathlon.

He finished the 440-yard swim, ten-mile bike ride and three-mile run in two hours, 18 minutes and 38 seconds at a race in Florida over the weekend.

Mr Futrell, who counts a young Sylvester Stallone among his former pupils, only became an athlete when he retired from teaching in the 1970s.

Last month he became the oldest American man ever to complete a duathlon, and he trumped that in the on Saturday, when he broke the record for the oldest man to complete a triathlon sanctioned by USAT at the 26th Annual Florida Challenge Triathlon.

Read more: Daily Mail

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