Who was the youngest male Olympic swimmer?

Is there a 15 year old in the Olympics?

She will participate in her first Olympic games in Tokyo 2021 at the age of just 15, just as Katie Ledecky did in London 2012. Katie Grimes won her place on the national team for the 800m race in the American swim trials, stopping the clock in a time of 8:20.36.

Who is the 15 year old swimmer?

Meet Katie Grimes, the 15-year-old USA swimmer dubbed ‘the future’ by Katie Ledecky. When Katie Ledecky qualified for the 800-meter freestyle for the U.S. Olympic Team back in 2012, it stunned the nation.

Did Ian Thorpe use drugs?

Ian Thorpe, an Australian freestyle swimmer and five-time Olympic gold medalist, was targeted in the 2000s for criticism alleging his athletic achievements have been fueled by the use of performance-enhancing drugs, and steroid drug doping. Despite numerous tests no proof of these allegations has ever materialized.

Where are the 2024 Olympics?

Do Olympics have an age limit?

Technically, the answer is, there is no such requirement. According to the International Olympic Committee, “there is no specific age limit for taking part in the Olympic Games.” Rather, the age restrictions depend on each International Sports Federation and the rules of each sport.

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