At the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games the age requirement was only 14 years old. Many young 14 year old athletes competed in the games.
At the 2008 Games in Beijing, the youngest U.S. athlete was diver Mary Dunnichay who was 15 years, 169 days old when she competed in women's platform synchronized diving. She finished 5th in the event with her partner, Haley Ishimatsu, who was also 15 years old (30 days shy of her 16th birthday).
Michael_Phelps15 years and 9 months, the youngest man everto win swimming meddles
Marjorie Gestring of the United States was the youngest to win a gold medal. She was 13 years, 268 days old when she won gold in the 3 meter springboard at the 1936 Games in Berlin. Inge Sorensen of Denmark is the youngest athlete to win a medal in an individual event. She won bronze in the 200 meter breaststroke at the 1936 Games in Berlin at the age of 12 years. Dimitrios Loundras of Greece is the youngest athlete to win a medal at the Olympics. He was 10 years, 216 days old when he won silver as part of the Greek team that placed second in team parallel bars at the 1896 Games in Athens.
Tara Lipinski at 15 years of age.
Tom entered the 2008 Olympic Games when he was 14-years-old. He was one of the youngest competitors.
No. The Iranian Olympic Team first had women athletes at the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo. They were: 1) Nazli Bayat Makou - high jump 2) Juliette Geverkof - shot put and discus 3) Simin Safamehr - long jump and 100 meter dash 4) Jamileh Sorouri - gymnastics Jamileh Sorouri was the youngest Iranian athlete to compete at the 1964 Games at the age of 14 years, 226 days and to this day remains the youngest Iranian athlete to compete at an Olympic Games.
Entering the Olympic games requires many years of determination, training, and following the rules of the International Federation. The home country is responsible for entering the athlete into the Olympics.
British Equestrian, Lorna Johnstone was 70 years and 5 days old when she rode at the 1972 Games, thus being the oldest woman ever to compete at an Olympic Games.
67-year-old Hiroshi Hoketsu, a dressage rider for the Japanese equestrian team
About 2 to 3 years.
Summer games= 4 years Winter games= 2 years
The youngest athlete to participate at the Modern Olympics was Dimitrios Loundras of Greece who was 10 years, 216 days old when he competed in men's team parallel bars gymnastics at the 1896 Games in Athens. The youngest athlete to win a gold medal is Marjorie Gestring of the United States who was 13 years, 267 days old when she won the women's springboard diving event at the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin.
Ever since the olympic games were every 4 years, so were the olympic winter games, and they probably started out in different years so they will always be that way.
The youngest to win Olympic gold was Marjorie Gestring of the United States who, at the age of 13 years and 268 days, won the women's three meter springboard diving event at the 1936 Games in Berlin.
Kuzuo Kitamura of Japan.Kitamura was 14 years, 10 months old when he won gold in the men's 1500 meter freestyle at the 1932 Summer Games in Los Angeles. He is the youngest male athlete, whose age can be documented, to win a gold medal in an individual event in Olympic history.
Through the 2006 Games in Turin, the oldest athlete to participate in the Winter Games is Carl August Kronlund who was 58 years, 155 days old when he won a silver medal with the Swedish curling team at the 1924 Winter Games in Chamonix.
At the 2008 Games in Beijing, that was Anastasiya Svechnikova of Uzbekistan who was 15 years, 334 days old when she competed in women's javelin throw.The youngest athlete whose age can be documented that ever competed in athletics at the Olympics is Céléstine N'Drin of Ivory Coast who was 13 years, 3 days old when she competed in women's 800 meter run at the 1976 Games in Montreal.
how many years between the olympic games
Diver Tom Daley at 14 years old (born May 21, 1994).
Olympic games are every four years.
That title is held by Swedish shooter Oscar Swahn who won his sixth Olympic medal at the 1920 Antwerp Games at the age of 72 years and 280 days old.
Ian Johnston who was 13 years, 75 days old when he competed in men's coxed pairs rowing at the 1960 Games in Rome.
Dimitrios Loundras was 10 years, 216 days old when he competed for Greece in team parallel bars gymnastics at the 1896 Games in Athens.
The Olympics are a global competition of athleticism and skill. The youngest confirmed participant was 10 years old in 1896.
The summer Olympic Games, like the winter Olympic Games, are held every four years.