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Who is the oldest Olympic Alpine skiing gold medalist?

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Asked by: Bill Walker

Two Americans set age records in 2014: Mikaela Shiffrin, age 18, became the youngest Olympic slalom champion and Bode Miller became the oldest medalist in Olympic alpine skiing, with a bronze in the super-G at age 36.

Who became the oldest Olympic Alpine skiing gold medalist?

Johan Clarey, 41, becomes oldest Alpine skiing medalist ever | NBC Olympics.

Who is the oldest Olympic gold medalist?

Oscar Gomer Swahn

Oscar Gomer Swahn (20 October 1847 – 1 May 1927) was a Swedish shooter who competed at three Olympic games and won six medals, including three gold. Swahn holds records as the oldest Olympian at the time of competition, the oldest person to win gold, and the oldest person to win an Olympic medal.

Who is the oldest Olympian?

shooter Oscar Swahn

The title of oldest Olympian belongs to Swedish shooter Oscar Swahn whose last Olympic appearance came at 72 years, 279 days. In his three Olympic appearances, Swahn won six Olympic medals — three golds, a silver and two bronze — all over the age of 60.

Who is the oldest person to receive a Winter Olympic medal?

Anders Haugen

The oldest man to receive a Winter Olympics medal is 83-year-old Anders Haugen. The Norwegian-American actually received his ski jump bronze medal 50 years after he competed in 1924 when a scoring error was discovered in 1974.

Is there an Olympic age limit?

So far, the Olympic Charter, the basic law of the IOC and the Olympic Games, does not specify a minimum age for athletes. Rule 42 only says: “There may be no age limit for competitors in the Olympic Games other than as prescribed in the competition rules of an IF as approved by the IOC Executive Board. “

Who is the youngest gold medal winner?

Gestring became the youngest person ever to win an Olympic gold medal at the age of 13 years and 268 days, in what was considered to be an upset, given her competition.

Who is the 50 year old Olympian?

Claudia Pechstein

Germany’s Claudia Pechstein is the oldest woman that is competing in the 2022 Olympics. She is turning 50 this month.

Who is the oldest athlete in the world?

List of oldest professional athletes by sport

Sport Name Age played
American football Manfred Burgsmüller 52 years, 182 days
Association football Ezzeldin Bahader (one-off) 74 years, 348 days
Kazuyoshi Miura (continuous) 55 years, 106 days
Australian rules football Sampson Hosking (SANFL) 48 years, 159 days (interchange only)