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    Surprises abound in women’s fencing in Nanjing


    The women’s fencing events at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games produced no shortage of shock results, including those recorded by talented Korean epeeist Lee Sinhee, who was the only fencer to leave Nanji...

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    Teamwork without borders on the range in Nanjing


    For the first time ever on the Olympic stage, the air pistol and air rifle competitions featured a mixed international team format which allowed the young athletes to get a chance to know each other a...

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    Nanjing 2014: Injury prevention advice at the Youth Olympic Village


    During their two-week stay at the Youth Olympic Village, hundreds of young athletes dropped in at the Injury Prevention Booth which was set up as part of the Nanjing 2014 Culture and Education Program...

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    Girl power wows the fans in Nanjing


    The women’s weightlifting competition at Nanjing 2014 was graced by some great displays of strength and technique. After Jiang Huihua had won China’s first medal of the YOG, Duanganksorn Chaidee and R...

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    Track and field stars shine bright


    After putting on a sublime show inside the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Stadium, many of the young athletes at the 2014 YOG seem destined to establish themselves at the very highest level. China open...

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    Singapore rules the waves in Nanjing


    Bernie Chin and Samantha Yom registered a historic sailing double for Singapore winning gold in the men’s and women’s one-person dinghy events. In the windsurfing, meanwhile, Argentina’s Francisco Cru...

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    Rhythmic gymnastics: Russians sweep the board


    The next generation of Russian rhythmic gymnasts maintained their country’s proud tradition in the discipline in Nanjing, winning both gold medals on offer. Irina Annenkova took individual gold while ...

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    Golden girls from three continents enjoy Nanjing limelight


    The five women’s taekwondo golds were won by athletes from five different countries, as fighters from Thailand, Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Iran and USA all topped the podium. Wongpattanakit in a class o...

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    Athlete Role Model Lucie Décosse hails “wonderful” Nanjing experience


    The 2012 Olympic judo champion and three-time world gold medallist Lucie Décosse of France was one of 38 Athlete Role Models who travelled to Nanjing to fly the flag for the Olympic values and pass on...

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    Rivalry and friendship on the tatami in Nanjing


    The women’s judo competition in Nanjing provided the sport with a great showcase, as each of the gold medallists secured victory in a different way. The individual competitions were followed up by an ...