Racing on all fours – level 2

18-11-2014 07:00

A special race was held in a Japanese city. The runners got down on all fours – they used their legs as well as their arms to race 100 metres on the track.

An 18-year-old man beat the 30-year-old who held the record. Also, the 30-year-old actually invented the race on all fours.

The winner’s time was 15.86 seconds. His hero is Usain Bolt and his favourite animal is the monkey, of course.

Difficult words: race (a situation when people try to run as fast as they can to win), track (a way for runners).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

What is your opinion on the sport?

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