Hi, Paul Narracott became the first Australian to compete at both the Summer and Winter Olympics: he had competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics in athletics, and participated in bobsleigh in 1992. Hope it helps!
women's 2 person bobsled was admitted to the 2002 Winter Olympics
Ronnie Steragte at the age of 9 years 312 days on rings.
Oscar Swahn is the oldest person to ever compete in the Olympics. He competed in the 1920 Olympics at 72 years old. He competed in sport shooting events.
No, Apolo Ohno's father (Yuki Ohno) was there in person to watch his son compete in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
1 person had completed the us olympics.
Yao Ming of China at 7'5"
The International Federation of Gymnastics has a requirement of an athlete turning 16 years old in the Olympic year to compete. Figure skating has an age requirement of turning 15 by July 1 of the year before the Winter Olympics to compete. Other than that, there are no age requirements.
Carl August Kronlund of Sweden. Carl was 58 years, 155 days old when he competed with the Swedish team in curling at the 1924 Winter Games in Chamonix. He and the team won a silver medal.