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103-YEARS-OLD SWEDISH GRANNY SETS WORLD RECORD OF PARACHUTE JUMP

 A 103-year-old Swedish woman secured the world record for the oldest person to complete a tandem parachute jump.



"It was wonderful to do this, I've been thinking about it for a long time," Rut Larsson told Swedish news agency TT, adding "It all went as planned."





The pair have smoothly touched down to the ground as family and friends are waiting on the airfield in Motala, 240 kilometers (150 miles) southwest of Stockholm. 



When asked what she saw and felt, Larsson replied: "Nowadays I don't see so well, but it felt good."



She said she felt liked "slowly glide down from above, I think it feels nice."



A representative from the Guinness Book of World Records was on hand to record the jump.



Larsson, a new record-holder beat the previous record of 103 years and 181 days jumper. She planned to celebrate the "with a little cake."

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