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19 Oct 2018
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Buenos Aires 2018

Buenos Aires 2018 in numbers

With the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 coming to an end, we take a look at some of the incredible facts and figures from the Games.


215,000
The number of people who flocked to Avenida 9 de Julio in Buenos Aires to experience the first-ever Olympic Opening Ceremony to be held in the streets of a city

4,000
The number of young athletes who competed in Buenos Aires

50
The percentage of female athletes participating – the first time in Olympic history that a Games edition has enjoyed full gender equality

206
The number of National Olympic Committees represented at the YOG

 

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141
The number of athletes representing host nation Argentina – the largest delegation at the Games

1
The number of athletes representing the Cook Islands, with swimmer Bede Aitu comprising the smallest delegation at the YOG

1 million
The number of spectators who attended Olympic events throughout the YOG

10.15
The time in seconds it took for South Africa’s Luke Davids to win the men’s stage two 100m race – the fastest time ever recorded at the YOG

 

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550
The amount of live streaming hours offered by the Olympic Channel during the YOG 

5
The number of gold medals won by Japanese gymnast Takeru Kitazono as he topped the podium in the men’s floor exercise, rings, parallel bars, horizontal bars and all-around

14
The number of combined medals won by Russian swimmers Kliment Kolesnikov and Andrei Minakov, with each winning six golds and one silver in the pool

79
The incredible number of shots played in a seemingly never-ending badminton rally between Japan’s Kodai Naraoka and India’s Lakshya Sen

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8,000
The number of plates of food that were served in the dining hall of the Youth Olympic Village four times a day

7,000
The number of pizzas eaten in one night when the dining hall added the dish to its menu

200,000
The number of schoolchildren who were able to experience the YOG thanks to Buenos Aires 2018’s “The School goes to the Games” programme

1,200
The number of cultural and educational activities on offer to fans across all YOG venues

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