Oldest gymnast in the world - level 2, A12

Oldest gymnast in the world - level 2, A12

15-05-2012 22:00

This lady is the oldest woman gymnast in the world. Her name is Johanna Quass. She comes from Germany and she is 86 years old. She can do things which many young people cannot do.

She did sport all her life. She played handball and she was a member of the team which one the Eastern German Championship in 1954.

She started to do gymnastics when she was 30 years old and she continued from that time. She won 11 medals in senior gymnastics. Now, she practises gymnastics only for fun.

You can see her skills in the video.

Written by Danny for News in Levels

Interesting words: championship, skill.

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