Defying Odds & Epilepsy, This Amazing 87-YO Man Has Cycled 4 Lakh Kms!

In an age of youth being glued to the smartphones, one 87-year-old has managed to trek, cycle and run more than 4 lakh kilometres!

Having started cycling at the age of 64 and running at the age of 72, Bylahalli Janardan, now 87, has battled epilepsy, cycled more than 4,00,000 kilometres, and run 42 km marathons to prove that age is just a number.

Watch his inspirational story right here!

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