The youngest athlete aged 13, Adzo Kpossi, of Togo in Swimming. There are seven athletes aged 14.
12, he is the youngest athlete to compete in olympics history.
The youngest Canadian athlete at the 2010 Winter Olympics is Palmer Taylor, born September 13, 1992, who is participating in the ladies' half-pipe competition. The youngest male Canadian athlete at the games is ski-jumper Eric Mitchell, born April 10, 1992.
The youngest participant in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing was Antoinette Guedia of Cameroon who was 12 years, 300 days old when she swam in the women's 50 meter freestyle event. She swam the distance in a time of 33.59 seconds which placed her in 83rd place.
The youngest athlete in the 2008 Games is 12 year old Antoinette Joyce Guedia Mouaffo of Cameroon who competed in the women's 50 meter freestyle event. She finished fourth in her preliminary heat and did not qualify for further competition. The official Olympics website lists her birthdate as October 21, 1995.
The youngest male participant in the Beijing 2008 Olympics probably is English diver Thomas Dalay, born in 1994. Francoise Pardos
At the 2008 Games in Beijing, that was Anastasiya Svechnikova of Uzbekistan who was 15 years, 334 days old when she competed in women's javelin throw.The youngest athlete whose age can be documented that ever competed in athletics at the Olympics is Céléstine N'Drin of Ivory Coast who was 13 years, 3 days old when she competed in women's 800 meter run at the 1976 Games in Montreal.
There was only 1 athlete from the U.S.A.
Niger, Africa has one athlete. I dont know what other countries have one athlete. GO NIGER!