The kids are al­right The youngest ever Olympians

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Dim­itrios Loundras

was ten years and 218 days old when he won gold in the par­al­lel bars in the first mod­ern Games in Athens in 1896. He is the youngest ever ath­lete to have com­peted in the Games.

Luig­ina Gi­avotti

is the youngest fe­male sum­mer Olympian. She was aged 11 years and 308 days when she com­peted in the women’s gym­nas­tics team event in Am­s­ter­dam in 1928.

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