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Charles Eugster
Born Charles Marin Eugster
(1919-07-26)26 July 1919
London, United Kingdom
Died 26 April 2017(2017-04-26) (aged 97)
London, United Kingdom
Citizenship United Kingdom, Switzerland
Education St Paul's School, London
Alma mater University of Zurich
Occupation Dentist

Charles Marin Eugster (26 July 1919 – 26 April 2017) was a British-Swiss dentist and track and field and sprint athlete who competed as a masters athlete. After spending a career as a dentist, he moved to Uitikon, Switzerland, on his pension. At age 85, he began a fitness program. "I looked in the mirror one morning, and I didn't like what I saw."[1]

Eugster was born in London in 1919, to Swiss parents. He won more than 100 fitness awards in multiple sports, including bodybuilding and rowing.[2][3] He won multiple medals at the World Masters Regatta.[4]

Eugster died on 26 April 2017, of complications following heart failure.

Notable achievements

He was invited to do a talk at TEDx in Zurich in 2012, and gave a talk titled "Why bodybuilding at age 93 is a great idea".[5]


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