Vietnamese woman, 122, is world's oldest living person

Update: April, 24/2015 - 11:39
Nguyen Thi Tru, a 122-year-old Vietnamese woman, is the world's oldest living person.
HCM City (VNS) – A 122-year-old Vietnamese woman, Nguyen Thi Tru, is the world's oldest living person, the World Record Association (WRA) has said.

Currently living in Ho Chi Minh City, Tru had 11 children, of which only two – both in their eighties – are alive, the Viet Nam Book of Records (Vietkings) said, while announcing the WRA statement in HCM City on April 23.

Tru has had a healthy life and has never been hospitalised for serious illnesses.

The title of being the oldest living person was previously held by a Japanese woman, Misao Okawa, who passed away on April 1 this year. — VNS