At what age did Beth tweddle start gymnastics?
Asked in Gymnastics
Is it to late to start gymnastics at the age of 12?
Asked in London 2012 Olympics
Is Beth Tweddle the oldest competing gymnast in the 2012 Olympics?
No. Beth Tweddle is 27. The oldest women's gymnast is Oksana Chusivitina, a native of Uzbekistan, competing for Germany, at age 37. The oldest male gymnast is Iordan Iovtchev of Bulgaria, at age 39. Iovtchev first competed internationally after Chusivitina, who was part of the Unified Team (former U.S.S.R.) in Barcelona in 1992.