The Oldest Olympic medalists in Women’s Artistic Gymnastics

Below is a list of all gymnasts who won a medal in women’s artistic gymnastics aged 25 years or older, between 1928 and 2016. Medals were either won as part of the team or as an individual, and each gymnast is only included once at the time they won their last medal.

*Portable: team portable apparatus that was included in the 1952 and 1956 Olympic programmes.

The Over 40’s

1928 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1928 Olympics

Bronze: Team


The Over 35s

1928 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1956 Olympics

Gold: Team portable apparatus

Gold: Bars

Gold: Balance beam

Gold: Floor

Silver: Team

Silver: All-around

1948 Olympics

Gold: Team


The Over 30s

1956 Olympics

Bronze: Team portable apparatus

1952 Olympics

Gold: Team

Silver: Team portable apparatus

1952 Olympics

Gold: Team

Silver: Team portable apparatus

2008 Olympics

Silver: Vault

1956 Olympics

Gold: Team portable apparatus

Silver: Team

1936 Olympics

Gold: Team

1960 Olympics

Gold: Team

Silver: All-around

Silver: Vault

Bronze: Balance beam

1928 Olympics

Gold: Team

1964 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1952 Olympics

Gold: Team

Gold: All-around

Silver: Team portable apparatus

Silver: Vault

Silver: Bars

Silver: Balance beam

Silver: Floor


29 years old

1964 Olympics

Gold: Team

Silver: Balance beam

1948 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1968 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1964 Olympics

Gold: Team

Gold: Floor

Silver: All-around

Silver: Vault

Bronze: Bars

Bronze: Balance beam

1952 Olympics

Gold: Team

Gold: Vault

Silver: Team portable apparatus

1936 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1928 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1952 Olympics

Silver: Team

Bronze: Team portable apparatus


28 years old

1948 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1952 Olympics

Silver: Team

Bronze: Team portable apparatus

1960 Olympics

Gold: Balance beam

Silver: Team

1964 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1936 Olympics

Gold: Team


27 years old

1948 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1952 Olympics

Gold: Team

Silver: Team portable apparatus

1948 Olympics

Silver: Team

1964 Olympics

Gold: Team

Gold: Bars

Silver: Floor

Bronze: All-around

1936 Olympics

Silver: Team

1952 Olympics

Gold: Team portable apparatus

1956 Olympics

Gold: Team portable apparatus

Silver: Team

Bronze: Vault

1948 Olympics

Gold: Team

1960 Olympics

Silver: Team

2012 Olympics

Bronze: Bars

1948 Olympics

Silver: Team

1956 Olympics

Silver: Team portable apparatus

1952 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1936 Olympics

Gold: Team


26 years old

1952 Olympics

Gold: Team

Silver: Team portable apparatus

1936 Olympics

Silver: Team

1948 Olympics

Silver: Team

1960 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1936 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1928 Olympics

Gold: Team

1964 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1968 Olympics

Gold: All-around

Gold: Vault

Gold: Bars

Gold: Floor

Silver: Team

Silver: Balance-beam

1948 Olympics

Gold: Team

1936 Olympics

Silver: Team

1948 Olympics

Bronze: Team

2004 Olympics

Silver: Team

Silver: Vault

1948 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1928 Olympics

Bronze: Team


25 years old

2004 Olympics

Silver: Team

1928 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1956 Olympics

Gold: Team

Bronze: Team portable apparatus

1964 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1952 Olympics

Gold: Team portable apparatus

2004 Olympics

Silver: All-around

1960 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1972 Olympics

Silver: Team

Silver: Vault

Silver: Bars

1952 Olympics

Silver: Team

Bronze: Team portable apparatus

1964 Olympics

Silver: Team

1964 Olympics

Gold: Team

1964 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1960 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1948 Olympics

Gold: Team

1928 Olympics

Bronze: Team

1928 Olympics

Gold: Team


Note: Dates of birth were taken from Olympic.org athlete profiles, unless clear information is available to show a different date of birth is correct.


Published by MT

Gymnastics fan since 2006. NCAA fan since 2016. Numbers fan since birth.

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