Takashi Shimokawara

 

 

Age: 104

 

Summary: Japanese centenarian javelin thrower and shot putter who had recently became the current holder of the world athletics records in the men's shot put, discus throw and javelin throw for the over-100s age category.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake and tsunami

 

Born: 1907

 

Died: March 11, 2011

 

Location: Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan