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Do You Know Which Olympian Is The Oldest?

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  1. Which of these Olympians is the oldest?

    Prakash Nanjappa (Pistol Shooter, India)
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    Prakash Nanjappa (Pistol Shooter, India)
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    Lesley Thompson-Willie (Rowing, Canada)
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    Lesley Thompson-Willie (Rowing, Canada)
    Oksana Chusovitina (Gymnastics, Uzbekistan)
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    Oksana Chusovitina (Gymnastics, Uzbekistan)
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    Steven Lopez (Taekwondo, US)
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    Steven Lopez (Taekwondo, US)
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    Jo Pavey (Track & Field, Great Britain)
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    Jo Pavey (Track & Field, Great Britain)
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    Sławomir Szmal (Handball, Poland)
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    Sławomir Szmal (Handball, Poland)
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    Evangelia Psarra (Archery, Greece)
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    Evangelia Psarra (Archery, Greece)
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    Usman Mohammed (Soccer, Nigeria)
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    Usman Mohammed (Soccer, Nigeria)
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    Mary Hanna (Equestrian, Australia)
    Mary Hanna (Equestrian, Australia)

Do You Know Which Olympian Is The Oldest?

You got: Nope, Prakash is not the oldest!

The 40-year-old is the oldest on the Rio-bound, Indian team. But not the oldest of these Olympians.

Nope, Prakash is not the oldest!
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You got: Nope, Lesley is not the oldest!

At 56 years old, legendary Canadian coxswain, Lesley, is the second oldest of these Olympians. Rio will be her eighth Olympics.

Nope, Lesley is not the oldest!
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You got: Nope, Oksana is not the oldest!

She's set to be the oldest Olympic female gymnast of all time, going to Rio at 41 years old. But she's not the oldest of these Olympians.

Nope, Oksana is not the oldest!
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You got: Nope, Steven is not the oldest Olympian!

Steven, 37 years old, is the most decorated athlete in Taekwondo, Rio being his fifth olympics. But he's not the oldest of these Olympians.

Nope, Steven is not the oldest Olympian!
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You got: Nope, Jo is not the oldest!

The 42-year-old, will be running the 10,000m in her fifth Olympic games. But she is not the oldest Olympian here.

Nope, Jo is not the oldest!
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You got: Nope, Slawomir is not the oldest!

The handball goalkeeper is 37 years old and isn't the oldest Olympian of the bunch.

Nope, Slawomir is not the oldest!
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You got: Nope, Evangelina is not the oldest!

The right-handed archer is 42 years old, but not the oldest of these Olympians.

Nope, Evangelina is not the oldest!
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You got: Nope, Usman is not the oldest!

The Nigerian soccer player is 36 years old, making him the youngest of this bunch.

Nope, Usman is not the oldest!
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You got: Correct! Mary is the oldest of these Olympians!

At 61 years old, Mary is Australia's oldest competing Olympian, and the oldest of this bunch. Rio will be her fifth olympics.

Correct! Mary is the oldest of these Olympians!
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