Aida Mendes at 110.
|Birth:||20 November 1909|
Chaves, Para, Brazil
|Age:||110 years, 98 days|
Aida Gemaque Mendes claims to have been born in Chaves, Para, Brazil, on 20 November 1909. Her parents were Manoel Mendes Gemaque and Antonia de Oliveira Gemaque
In 2016, Aida Mendes became the oldest Olympic torchbearer ever. The previous record holder was Alexander Kaptarenko (1912-2014), who was 101 at the time when he participated as a torchbearer in the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Aida Gemaque Mendes currently lives in Macapa, Amapa, Brazil, at the claimed age of 110 years, 98 days.
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