Can you compete in 2 Olympic sports?
Now take it one step further: athletes who make the Olympic team in two different sports. Talk about a pipedream. These are the rarest of of the rare, but they do exist. Some compete in two different summer events, some compete in two different winter events, while others have competed in one of each.
Has anyone won Olympic medals in two sports?
The List of athletes with Olympic medals in different sports is a list of athletes who have won medals in two different sports at the Olympic Games.
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How old was the youngest 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 ever recorded athlete to participate in the Olympics?
Dimitrios Loundras represented Greece in the parallel bars at the inaugural modern Olympic Games in 1896, and came third as part of the team event. At 10 years and 218 days he is the youngest known medallist, and before he died in 1971 he was the last surviving competitor from the 1896 Games.