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.
Fredua Koranteng "Freddy" Adu became the youngest pro athlete ever in history. At the age of 14, he was selected by D.C. United in the 2004 MLS SuperDraft.
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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 to participate at the Modern Olympics was Dimitrios Loundras of Greece who was 10 years, 216 days old when he competed in men's team parallel bars gymnastics at the 1896 Games in Athens. The youngest athlete to win a gold medal is Marjorie Gestring of the United States who was 13 years, 267 days old when she won the women's springboard diving event at the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin.
If you have a younger sister or brother, they are the youngest pro athlete.
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Yes. Her 18 Olympic medals is the most an athlete has won in the history of the modern Olympics.
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.