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Sara Mendaro Guichon
Sara Mendaro Guichon
Mendaro Guichon on her 110th birthday with her granddaughter in 2021
Birth: 21 December 1911
Florida, Uruguay
Age: 110 years, 33 days
Country: UruguayURU

Sara Mendaro Guichon de Valenzuela [Spanish: Guichón] (born 21 December 1911) is an Uruguayan supercentenarian who is currently the second-oldest known living woman in Uruguay behind Blanca Luisa Cuitino Barbier and the third-oldest known living Uruguayan person overall. Her age is currently unvalidated by Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Sara Mendaro Guichon de Valenzuela was born in Florida, Uruguay on 21 December 1911 as the youngest of 10 siblings. She married Hermecendo Valenzuela in 1936. They had six children.

The couple had a company that exploited construction materials, she did the accounting and paperwork, also customer service, where she explained about the materials.

From the age of 100, she celebrates her birthdays every half year because she says that you have to live to the fullest.

She never smoked or drank alcohol, she loves lamb and everything natural like fruits and vegetables.

On 31 March 2021, aged 109, Mendaro Guichon got vaccinated against COVID-19, making her one of the oldest people to receive the vaccine. Her granddaughter also received the Covid-19 vaccine.

Mendaro Guichon currently lives with her daughter Ruth in Durazno, Uruguay, at the age of 110 years, 33 days.