First Woman To Compete In 8 Olympics

  • Josefa Idem 1st woman to compete in 8 Olympics August 7, 2012

    Windsor, England: Italian kayaker Josefa Idem became the first woman to compete in eight Olympic Games — and marked the occasion on Tuesday by upstaging a host of younger rivals to qualify for the flagship 500-meter K-1 final. The 47-year-old Idem, who first competed at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, when...