Who is the youngest ever Olympian? The youngest winner of any medal was Dimitrios Loundras of Greece, who at age 10 in 1896 won a bronze medal in team gymnastics.
Who is the youngest 2021 Olympian?
The youngest Olympian competing in Tokyo is Hend Zaza, 12, a table tennis player from Syria.
Who is the youngest ever Olympic medal winner?
Marjorie Gestring (November 18, 1922 – April 20, 1992) was a competitive springboard diver from the United States. At the age of 13 years and 268 days, she won the gold medal in 3-meter springboard diving at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, making her the youngest person ever to win an Olympic gold medal.
Is there a 13 year old in the Olympics?
The teen is Great Britain's youngest Olympic medalist ever and the third 13-year-old to win a medal for skateboarding at the Tokyo Games. Japan's Momiji Nishiya became one of the youngest Olympic gold medalists ever after winning the women's street competition last week.
How old is the youngest Olympic champion?
Japan's Sakura Yosozumi won gold in the women's park skateboarding event in the discipline's debut at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday. Japan's Kokona Hiraki took silver, while Britain's Sky Brown won bronze. 12 years old, Kokona Hiraki, created history by becoming the youngest to win a medal at the Olympics.
Related guide for Who Is The Youngest Ever Olympian?
How can I join the Olympics?
What is the minimum age for Olympic swimmers?
There is no minimum age to participate in the Olympic Games, although in some disciplines, such as gymnastics, athletes have to be at least 16 years old.
How long was the longest wrestling match in Olympic history?
The wrestler Martin Klein from Viljandi County is the first Estonian athlete to win an olympic medal. At Stockholm Olympics in 1912, he won the longest wrestling match ever recorded, which lasted 11 hours and 40 minutes.
Can 12 year olds compete in the Olympics?
According to the official Olympics website, there is no age limit for those wanting to compete.
Who is the youngest skater?
Sky Brown (スカイ・ブラウン, Sukai Buraun, born 7 July 2008) is a British-Japanese skateboarder who competes for Great Britain. She is the youngest professional skateboarder in the world, and has also won the American TV programme Dancing with the Stars: Juniors.
Who will host 2032 Olympics?
Looking ahead to 2032, Brisbane in Queensland, Australia was recently announced as the winning host location for the 2032 Olympic Games – which will mark the 34th Olympic Games since records began in 1886.