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111-year-old Japanese recognized as World’s Oldest Man


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Japanese Sakari Momoi named as the World’s Oldest Man by the Guinness World Records at a nursing home in Tokyo on August 20, 2014.

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Sakari Momoi wore a dark suit and silver tie while receiving the title. Image Credit: AP Photo/Kyodo News

Momoi celebrates his 111th birthday last February 5, 2014, he succeeds the American title holder Alexander Imich of New York, who died last June 2014 at the age of 111 years and 164 days, according to report of several international news site.

World’s Oldest Man Sakari Momoi was bornin 1903, in Fukushima region, where he became a teacher. Momoi transferred in the city of Saitama, Northern Tokyo, after World War II.

Momoi retire as high school principal and still enjoy reading books until now, reports added.

According to Sakari Momoi:
I want to live for about two more years

Meanwhile, the world’s oldest living person is also came from Japan, Misao Okawa, a 116-year-old woman from Osaka.



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