Best Answer

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.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2009-10-08 05:15:23
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides


23 cards

When was Jackie Joyner-Kersee born

Where was Jackie Joyner-kersee born

The four major stages of the development of the biography genre through history include all but

Which of the following is the name of the process scientists use to gain knowledge about the physical world

See all cards
1 Review

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Who was the youngest track and field athlete in the Olympics?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
People also asked