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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!

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Who was the youngest person to compete in the Olympics for Australia?

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Who is the oldest person to ever compete in the Olympics?

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Who was the first disabled person to compete in summer Olympics?

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Who won the most medals in the winter Olympics?

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How old does a person have to be to participate in the Olympics?

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