Quick Answer: Who was the youngest Olympic gymnast?

Who was the youngest girl to compete gymnastics in the Olympics?

She was the youngest member of both the 1995 World Championships team and the gold-medal-winning 1996 Olympics team, and was the last gymnast to compete legally in the Olympics at the age of 14.

Dominique Moceanu.

Women’s gymnastics
Representing the United States
Olympic Games
1996 Atlanta Team
World Championships

Who is the youngest Olympian to win a medal?

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 medalist in the history of summer Olympic Games?

Japan’s Sakura Yosozumi won gold in the women’s park skateboarding event in the discipline’s debut at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday. Japan’s Kokona Hiraki took silver, while Britain’s Sky Brown won bronze. 12 years old, Kokona Hiraki, created history by becoming the youngest to win a medal at the Olympics.

Who is the youngest medalist?

Youngest and oldest medal winners

At 13 years and 330 days, Momiji Nishiya of Japan, women’s street skateboarding champion, is the youngest Olympic gold medalist in Tokyo. American diver Marjorie Gestring, at 13 years and 267 days, set the record for the youngest winner at the 1936 Berlin Games.

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