90 years old Dr William Bell holds the world record for pole vaulting

August 8th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

London, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As impossible as it seems, 90 year old, Dr. William Bell created a record in scooping up the championship in pole vaulting. This came out as a surprise to many because at his age it is a very unique act.

People who are at his age are expected to be spending all their time at home telling tales but Dr. William Bell made this turnaround when he won in pole vault. He is the one who owns the world record of pole vaulting considering his age. This was one of the best news reported today on 9th of August 8, 2012 and he really inspired many by his act.

He has been previously participating in the Olympics but this championship is the one that brought him to his popularity to the face of the whole earth. Video of him were taken when he was performing and they are now going all round the internet. He has been practicing at his son’s training facility to jump three times a week.

His son training facilities are located at Northern Arkansas. Before breaking this record he was an Olympic medalist. In many individuals, this is taken as a form of inspiration and it should be used for motivation that nothing is impossible in this world as long as you believe in yourself.

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