How old is the oldest competitive swimmer?
The 35-year-old Ervin, who is four years older than Michael Phelps, also became the first swimmer to win gold medals 16 years apart.
How old is the youngest swimmer?
The youngest swimmer in US history was Donna Elizabeth de Varona. She won the gold medal at the 1960 Rome Olympics at 13 years old. Ledecky was also one of the youngest in history when she won her first gold medal in London 2012 at 15 years old. Much like Ledecky, Grimes now looks to follow in their swimstrokes.
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Who is the most famous female swimmer?
World Swimmers of the Year
|2016||Katie Ledecky||United States|
|2017||Sarah Sjöström||United States|
|2018||Katie Ledecky||Great Britain|
|2019||Regan Smith||United States|
Is there a maximum age limit for the Olympics?
What is the age limit for taking part in the Olympic Games? There is no specific age limit for taking part in the Olympic Games.
Do Olympians get paid?
Heading into Tokyo, our athletes are rewarded $20,000 for gold, $15,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze, which is largely consistent with the 2016 Games in Rio.