Svend Stensgaard powerlifting
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Meet the world's oldest powerlifter

Pensioner 'Svend Stensgaard' says he had a thrilling career as an immigration officer in Denmark.

But life in retirement just wasn't exciting enough, and so he took up powerlifting.

Now 93, Svend is the world's oldest licensed powerlifter, entering top competitions across the world and lifting up to 150kg.

Even a heart attack three years ago hasn't stopped him.

Video journalist: Cameron Robertson

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