Dimitrios Loundras

full name: Dimitrios Loundras

Dimitrios Loundras was a Greek gymnast who competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens. Although he only received a bronze medal in a team event, his claim to fame is that he is the youngest ever Olympic medalist. At 10 years 218 days he remains the youngest medalist in Olympic history, if you discount the competitors of unknown ages who competed as coxswain in the 1900 Olympics.

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born: born on September 4, 1885
died on February 15, 1971
country / team: Greece / competed as a member of the Ethnikos Gymnastikos Syllogos team
sport: Gymnastics
speciality event: team parallel bars
achievements: Loundras was a member of the Ethnikos Gymnastikos Syllogos team that placed third of the three teams in the event, giving him a bronze Olympic medal.
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