Monday, July 30, 2012
Oldest & Youngest Modern Olympics Medal Winners
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The oldest Olympics medal winner was Oscar Swahn of Sweden. At the age of 72 years and 281 days he won a silver medal in shooting in 1920.
The youngest Olympics medal winner was Inge Sorensen from Denmark. At the age of 12 she won a bronze medal in the 200-meter breaststroke in 1936.
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