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World's oldest person pulls out of Tokyo Olympics torch relay

The world's oldest person, a 118-year-old Japanese woman, has pulled out of the torch relay for Tokyo 2020 Olympics over COVID-19 fears, an official said on Wednesday. Kane Tanaka was due to take part in the event in Japan's Fukuoka on May 11. The Olympic torch relay, which started in March, has been hit by a coronavirus outbreak.

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