We’re watching this because watching is proof that it actually happened. Ilmari Koppinen, of Finland, and Emiel Pauwels (Belgium) faced each other in a 100-meter race that is probably the first ever to feature two 90-year-olds.
These two guys were born in 1918 so this is kind of like seeing museum exhibits come to life and face one another. It’s a pretty entertaining race, too; Koppinen started off strong, but Pauwels
ran walked him down for the victory.
The post-race interview was pretty confusing for both athletes as neither could remember where they were.