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 500meter K1 final. The 47yearold Idem, who first competed at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, when...