Guinness World Record Holder for Oldest Gymnast at 86 Years Old

Johanna Quaas was born in 1925, and is Germany’s oldest active gymnast.ohanna-QuaasJ

She retired as a physical education teacher from Leipzig, Germany. Her gymnastic training began when in her 50s. Her first competition was at age 56. She says, “It is a great feeling to be included, and I hope the record inspires others to realize it’s never too late.”

Watch her compete at the International Senior Gala 2012 in Markkleeberg (Saxony) »

 
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