World of Sport

86-year-old steals show at top gymnastics event

World of Sport

An 86-year-old gymnast has become an unlikely internet star thanks to her astonishing display at a gymnastics event in Germany.

Johanna Quaas put on her astonishing displays at the Cottbus World Cup, at which some of the world's best gymnasts were taking place - including Britain's World Championship silver medallist Daniel Keatings.

But it was the grey-haired Quaas who stole the show with her exhibition displays on the parallel bars and floor, with her age-defying skill, strength and balance earning her rapturous applause from the crowd.

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