There are some people who defy age and continue doing what they love. Such people prove that age is just a number and nothing else. Like this elderly woman from Germany who was held by Guinness World Records in 2012 as the oldest gymnast.
Guinness World Records has shared Instagram photos of Johanna Quass at the age of 86, who holds the record for being the oldest gymnast. As the post’s title suggests, he was still a regular competitor in the Landes-Seniorenspiele, an amateur competition. Guinness World Records has shared four photos of Johanna Quass that show off her impressive gymnastic moves. “Age is nothing but a number for gymnast Johanna. In 2012, 86-year-old Johanna Quass of Germany held the record for the oldest gymnast and was still a regular competitor at the Landes-Seniorenspiele, an amateur competition,” reads the post’s caption.
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After being shared 13 hours ago, the post has collected more than 4,400 likes. This prompted netizens to post several comments.
“Awesome,” commented an Instagram user. “More stamina than 27 year old me,” wrote another. “Well, wow, it’s sport and perseverance,” reads another comment, translated from Turkish.
Johanna Quass was born on November 20, 1925 in Hohenmolsen, Germany. According to the Guinness World Records website, on 12 April 2012, she performed a floor and beam routine on the set of ‘Lo Show Dei Record’ in Rome, Italy, where her record was certified.