Oldest Olympic medallist in canoeing (female)
Josefa Idem
China (Beijing)
The oldest olympic canoeing medallist is Josefa Idem (Italy) (b.23 September 1964) aged 43 yr 335 days when she won a silver medal in the K1 500 m flatwater at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, on 23 August 2008. A certificate was presented to Josefa Idem on the set of Lo Show Dei Record, in Milan, Italy, on 18 April 2009.