A person who has competed in any Olympics is called an Olympian.
There was no person. Olympics started by the Greeks to honor their Greek Gods.
The person that made up the Olympics was named Hercules. He was from Ancient Greek. Also some people found a rock which had the Olympic symbol on!
The oldest person to ever compete in the Olympics was Robert Tait McKensie of Canada who was 81 years, 64 days old when he competed in Art Competitions at the 1948 Games in London. Art Competitions was a 'sport' that had events of architecture, literature, music, painting, and sculpturing. Medals were awarded based on how the 'work' was inspired by sport.
The oldest person in the 2012 Olympics is 70-year-old Hiroshi Hoketsu, who has qualified for Japan's equestrian team.
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.
Galen Spencer was the oldest to receive equestrian medal.
Oscar Swahn is the oldest person to win a medal in the Olympics, having won silver in the 100 meter team running deer shooting event in Antwerp at the age of 72.
67-year-old Hiroshi Hoketsu, a dressage rider for the Japanese equestrian team
a disabled person can be in the special Olympics but not in the real Olympics
Ronnie Steragte at the age of 9 years 312 days on rings.
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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!