Who Was Olga Kotelko

Olga Kotelko was an athlete that took the world by storm and won gold medals until the day she died. She won 750 gold medals and a fair amount of those she won in later years of her life. She also holds 26 world records in various disciplines for the members of her age group. She was also a subject of several research projects where different scientists tried to find out more about her ability to perform so well even though she was around 90 years old at the time. One of the tests showed that Olga’s body lacked the mitochondrial decay that is present in people older than 65. The cause of this is still unknown as the research didn’t find the source of this unusual lack of the said mitochondrial decay.

These are just two interesting facts about Olga Kotelko. If you are to read her autobiography, you will find hundreds of interesting things about this lady.