Los deportistas más 'veteranos'

A continuación, un grupo de deportistas que pese a los años se mantuvieron compitiendo como profesionales y lo mejor, que obtuvieron medallas y reconocimientos superando y sorprendiendo a los más jóvenes.

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CINCINNATI, OH - MAY 27: Jamie Moyer #50 of the Colorado Rockies looks on during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on May 27, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Reds defeated the Rockies 7-5. (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

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22 Nov 1997: George Foreman receives treatment in his corner during his bout versus Shannon Briggs at Mark Etess Arena in the Taj Mahal Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Briggs won the bout by way of decision after 10 rounds. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello

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1 Feb 1965: Stanley Matthews with his Stoke City team mates on his 50th birthday. \ Mandatory Credit: Don Morley/Allsport

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SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - SEPTEMBER 20: Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli of France in action during the Women's Elite Time Trial at the 2006 UCI Road World Championships on September 20 2006, in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

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AUGUST, 1971: Quarterback/placekicker George Blanda #16 of the Oakland Raiders watches the action from the sidelines during a preseason game in August, 1971. (Photo by: Tony Tomsic/Getty Images)

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CLEVELAND - 1965. Satchel Paige, pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, warms up during a game at Municipal Stadium in 1965. (Photo by Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics, Getty Images)

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DELRAY BEACH, FL - NOVEMBER 08: Martina Navratilova participates in the Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic at Delray Beach Tennis Center on November 8, 2009 in Delray Beach, Florida. (Photo by Larry Marano/Getty Images)

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DALLAS - FEBRUARY 12: Basketball hall of famer Nancy Lieberman plays on the court during the NBA All-Star celebrity game presented by Final Fantasy XIII held at the Dallas Convention Center on February 12, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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MONTREAL - 1980: Gordie Howe #9 of the Hartford Whalers skates against the Montreal Canadiens in the 1980's at the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Denis Brodeur/NHLI via Getty Images)

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EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Centenarian Sikh runner Fauja Singh poses for pictures after being the first person to officially enter for next year's Edinburgh Marathon on September 1, 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland. A world record holder, aged 100, Fajua Singh has run seven marathons, all after his 89th birthday. He officially opened the entry process by signing up for his last ever 26 mile event in Edinburgh. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - APRIL 28: Bernard Hopkins stands in the ring against Chad Dawson during their WBC & Ring Magazine Light Heavyweight Title fight at Boardwalk Hall Arena on April 28, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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OMAHA, NE - JULY 01: Dara Torres celebrates after she competed in the second semi final heat of the Women's 50 m Freestyle during Day Seven of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials at CenturyLink Center on July 1, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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SUGAR LAND, TX- AUGUST 25: Roger Clemens #21 of the Sugar Land Skeeters pitches in the first inning against the Camden Riversharks on August 25, 2012 at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

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Boxer Saoul Mamby poses for a picture at John's Gym in New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2008. It's easy enough to be outraged, because no one should be boxing at the age of 60 if the other guy is hitting back. But Mamby, a grandfather of 11, fights on, hoping that someday he will win another world title. If not, at least he'll have Social Security to live on. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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