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www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1859632

Abstract. The Olympic champions, finalists and participants are well differentiated on age, height and weight (adjusted for height) in each of the eight running events. Height for height, the champions in sprinting events are heavier than other participants but the trend is reversed in long distance events. Physiological reasons ...

www.specialolympics.ca/who-can-be-special-olympics-athlete

Please visit our Programs page to learn more about how SOC engages young athletes. Special Olympics community and competitive programs, on the other hand, do have a minimum age requirement of eight years of age. Our competitive athlete programs start locally, and can grow to international competition depending ...

www.express.co.uk/sport/olympics/698536/Rio-2016-how-old-are-Olympic-gymnasts-Chinese-why-are-athletes-so-short-small

Aug 10, 2016 ... Olympic gymnasts must be at least 16 years old, or must turn 16 in the calendar year in which the games are held. The minimum age used to be 14 but the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) raised limit to 15 in 1981 and then 16 in 1997. The FIG: “Over the course of time, the age limit for participation ...

www.specialolympicsarizona.org/who-we-are/athletes

Eligibility and Age Requirements Young Athletes is a sports play program for athletes two and a half to seven years old. Children who are six and seven years old can participate in Under Eight Can't Wait local area training programs (where available) and area competition. At no cost to any athletes to join or participate, the ...

www.foxsports.com/soccer/story/what-are-the-rules-for-olympics-men-s-soccer-080416

Aug 4, 2016 ... So, as you're watching the men play soccer at the Olympics, keep in mind all the rules and circumstances that landed these players there. It had a lot to do with their age, except for three of them, and what their clubs wanted. It's messy, but that's Olympic soccer for you, at least on the men's side. Women's ...

resources.fifa.com/mm/document/affederation/administration/02/18/91/39/circularno.1383-olympicfootballtournamentsrio2016-mensandwomenstournaments_neutral.pdf

Oct 1, 2013 ... All players participating in the preliminary and final competition of the Men's Olympic Football. Tournament Rio 2016 shall be born on or after 1 January 1993, with the exception of a maximum of three players who do not meet this age limit who mayaiso be included in the officiallist of players for the final ...

soky.org/eligibility

There is no maximum age limitation for participation in Special Olympics. The minimum age requirement for participation in Special Olympics competition is 8 years of age. For children with intellectual disabilities ages 2 through 7, the Young Athletes Program strengthens physical development and self-esteem by building ...

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lawstreetmedia.com/blogs/sports-blog/controversy-age-olympics

Aug 16, 2016 ... While there are gymnasts who compete into their twenties and beyond, most will retire after competing at only one or two Olympic Games. Athletes who lie about their age can get to three or even four Olympics before they lose sight of making the podium. The age limit exists to protect young athletes from ...