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By Nick Georgandis

This week, Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm joined a list of athletes who have achieved remarkable accomplishments past age 40. Here's a look at a few others.

42, Kimiko Date-Krumm becomes the second-oldest woman to reach the third round of a Grand Slam tournament.
 
47, Richard Petty wins the Daytona 500, oldest driver to ever do so.
 
44, Chris Chelios was the captain of the US Olympic hockey team.
 
47, Age at which NFL kicker Morten Andersen retired. Throughout his 40s, this field-goal accuracy never dropped below 80%.
 
45, Jamie Moyer pitched in the World Series for the Philadelphia Phillies.
 
45, George Foreman shocked the world by battering 26-year-old Michael Moorer to take the WBA and IBF heavyweight title belts.
 
42, Nolan Ryan pitched his sixth no-hitter and struck out his 5,000th career batter. 

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