Sakari Momoi
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Japanese man 'oldest in the world', aged 111

The world's oldest man has been named as Sakari Momoi, who is 111 years old and living in Japan.

Mr Momoi was born on 5 February 1903 and was recognised at an official ceremony held by Guinness World Records.

It means Japan is now home to the world's oldest man and woman.

Claire Brennan reports.

  • 21 Aug 2014
  • From the section Asia
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