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... well as United States Olympic Committee executive Jim Scherr and International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge, and the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) found that the gymnasts had met the age requirements and were eligible to compete.


Aug 15, 2016 ... The youngest athlete in Rio is just 13 - but what is the Olympics age limit for those wishing to compete on the biggest stage?


I would like to carry the torch for the next Olympic Summer or Winter Games. How can I do this? What does an athlete have to do to participate in the Olympic Games? What is the age limit for taking part in the Olympic Games? I would like to be a volunteer at the Olympic Games. What do I have to do? View All Questions (9) ...


Aug 9, 2016 ... The Olympic age limits are depressing. A 19 year old won a gold medal and I still can't make toast right. — Mercedes Fraistat (@mercedeslilya) August 6, 2016. In men's soccer, you have to be under 23 years old to compete, except for 3 designated over-age players. And the minimum ages make for ...


Jul 28, 2016 ... There is no general age limit for the 2016 Rio Olympics, but some sports have minimums or maximums.


Nadia Comaneci made sports history in 1976 when she became the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 in Olympic competition. She was 14. Before...


Through an analysis of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s current and previous stances toward age as a criterion of Olympic eligibility, this study demonstrates that while minimum age limits are necessary to protect young athletes' health and rights to open futures, one cannot justify upper age limits using the same ...


Eligibility Requirements. In addition to ... Only citizens of the United States who are eligible to represent the United States in an Olympic competition under United States Olympic Committee and International Olympic Committee rules are eligible to compete in the Olympic Trials. ... There is no age restriction for male athletes.


Age Requirements: All athletes participating in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games must be born on/or before 31 December 1999 (at least 17 years of age). Additional IF Requirements: To be eligible to participate in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, all athletes must: - Be a Kukkiwon Dan certificate holder. - Hold a WTF Global Athlete ...