The athlete said that he would be honored to compete at the Olympic Games.
Italy competed at the first Modern Olympic Games in 1896. They sent one athlete that compete in Shooting.
204 countries have sent a least one athlete
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.
In the ancient Olympic games women were not allowed to compete, but now they are.
You had to be 7 or older to compete in the Ancient Greek Olympic games
No they cannot be paid if they compete in the Olympic games, they are amateurs until they are paid professionally, then they can no longer compete in the Olympic games.
Women were not allow to compete at the first Olympic in 1896.