The oldest person to ever compete in the Olympics was Robert Tait McKensie of Canada who was 81 years, 64 days old when he competed in Art Competitions at the 1948 Games in London. Art Competitions was a 'sport' that had events of architecture, literature, music, painting, and sculpturing. Medals were awarded based on how the 'work' was inspired by sport.
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.
Dara Torres is the oldest women swimmer to win a medal in the olympics.She was 41 years old when she won a medal.She also won a silver medal.
Callahan was 56 years old when she competed in women's 25 meter sporting pistol shooting at the 2008 Games in Beijing. She finished 25th.
British equestrian Lorna Johnstone
oldest Olympic competitor
Japan's rider Hiroshi Hoketsu at age 71 was the oldest Olympian at the London 2012 Olympics.
If the oldest members of the family are seen as leaders, the oldest female is the family matriarch, and the oldest male is the family patriarch.
The male is Bong Su, the young male is Ongard, the oldest female is Mek Kapah, the second oldest female is Dokkoon, the third oldest female is Kulab, the fourth oldest female is Num Oi and the young female is Mali. They are all very cute!! :)
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Galen Spencer was the oldest to receive equestrian medal.