New Yorker named world's oldest man at age 112

New York, July 26 (ANI): A 112-year-old man from western New York has been named the world's oldest man by Guinness World Records Ltd.

Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez became the world's oldest man when Jiroemon Kimura died June 12 at age 116, the New York Daily News reported.

The world's oldest person is a woman, 115-year-old Misao Okawa of Japan.

Guinness World Records used census reports, immigration papers, marriage records and news reports to confirm the record. (ANI)


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