What Is the Minimum Age to Compete in the Olympics?

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Athletes from sovereign nations, colonies and dependencies may participate in the Olympics. Requirements for each event are usually set by independent international governing bodies.
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The minimum age to compete in the Olympics is 16. Previously, athletes who were younger were allowed to compete. The minimum age of 16 was only instituted later to protect participants who were too young.
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The youngest so far was 11 and 3 months. It was a Brit skater.
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most of Olympic sports has different age limit. Boxing - 17 years old. Gymnastics - 16 years old. Cycling - 19 years old. Swimming - 15 years old. Diving - 14 years old. the rest
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sixteen Several online records and reports show He Kexin, the host nation's top competitor on uneven bars, and Jiang Yuyuan might not yet be 16, the minimum age for Olympic eligibility
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