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08 May 2013


In the build-up to the second Summer Youth Olympic Games, which will take place in Nanjing, China, next summer, we invite you to attend a press event to announce the continued support of two-time Olympic champion Yelena Isinbaeva as a Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Ambassador.

The event will include a tour of the Athletics Stadium, where Yelena will conduct a master class with young athletes, followed by a press conference held at the headquarters of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (NYOGOC). During the press conference, you will be given the opportunity to address Yelena on her thoughts and expectations for this second edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games, and her ongoing support to YOG athletes who competed at the first Summer Youth Olympic Games in Singapore 2010, for which she also served as a YOG Ambassador.

Date: Sunday 19 May, 12.30 - 3 p.m.

Location: NYOGOC Headquarters, 228-1, Yangtze Avenue, 210019 Nanjing, China

Programme: see below



12.30 p.m.

Media buses pick up at NYOGOC HQ, 228-1, Yangtze Avenue, 210019 Nanjing

1.15 p.m.

Yelena Isinbaeva arrives at the Athletics Stadium for tour and master class with young athletes

1.45 p.m.

Depart on media buses for NYOGOC HQ

2.30 p.m.

Press conference with Yelena Isinbaeva at NYOGOC HQ



Click here to hear what Yelena had to say about being a YOG Ambassador at the first Summer Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010.


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