edit]. See also: Concerns and controversies over the 2008 Summer Olympics §
Allegation of underage ...
There is no specific age limit for taking part in the Olympic Games. This depends
on each International Sports Federation and the rules it lays down for its sport.
This paper discusses whether or not the application of minimum and maximum
age limits in the Olympic Games is a justifiable practice that ought to continue.
Feb 6, 2014 ... Nadia Comaneci made sports history in 1976 when she became the first gymnast
to score a perfect 10 in Olympic competition. She was 14.
Best Answer: For U.S. Athletes: There is no age limit to compete in the Olympics.
However, some sports do have age requirements for health and safety reasons.
Aug 14, 2015 ... Age Requirements. A gymnast must be 16 by December 31 of the Olympic year,
though some people think that rule hasn't always been ...
All age groups are calculated in the athlete's year of birth. ... The minimum age for
participation in the Olympic Games, for men and women is sixteen (16).
Aug 10, 2008 ... Had an age limit been imposed in 1992, Shannon Miller would not have
competed on her first Olympic team. Another of Karolyi's protégés, ...
Aug 17, 2015 ... Participation in Special Olympics is open to all persons with intellectual
disabilities who meet the age requirements of this Article, whether or ...
There aren't set age requirements for the Olympic Games; that is, the governing
body of each individual sport sets its own rules regarding age. For example, the ...