Why? Well until recently he held the record for the fastest man on four legs. Er, make that limbs.
Known as the ‘Monkey Man’, Kenicho Ito spent nine years studying the, and I’m not making this name up, Patas monkey’s running style.
However, on this day he was beaten to the line by 18 year old student Katsumi Tamakoshi who stole the glory from the race’s inventor gets our Play Of The Day.
Perhaps Kenicho should have studied greyhounds.