Japanese dressage rider Hiroshi Hoketsu poses with his horse Whisper after qualifying for the London 2012 Olympic Games where he became Japan’s oldest Olympian. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo 2020’s golden oldies could see a new oldest Olympian

  • Hiroshi Hoketsu pondering his second Tokyo Olympics aged 79, only missed Rio 2016 equestrianism because his horse was ill
  • Gymnast Oksana Chusovitina, 44, and former table tennis world champion Ni Xialian, 55, will compete in Japan
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Japanese dressage rider Hiroshi Hoketsu poses with his horse Whisper after qualifying for the London 2012 Olympic Games where he became Japan’s oldest Olympian. Photo: Reuters
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.