Well, the Olympics are an interesting cross-section of humanity. Yes, there are those nymphs who are known as the gymnasts. I think it would interest you to know the average age of those women volleyball players--(wait for it)--- 29!
I also was amazed at our own 31 year old pole vaulter Jennifer Suhr who leapt 4.75 meters to win a gold medal. I watched a 41 year old male gymnastic literally blow the socks off his younger counter parts. Let's not forget the 57 year old U.S. woman shooter Kim Rhodes who won gold. So, I used my trusty google search engine and looked up the average age of this summer's participants.
It really surprised me! The average age is 26. There are 187 participants over 40, one is a 71 year old dressage rider from Japan. Two 65 year old women participating are a Latvian shooter and a Canadian jumper. A