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  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Nanjing 2014: Champions of the future right on target in the men’s shooting

    Ukraine’s Pavlo Korostylov and China’s Yang Haoran produced world-class performances to earn respective gold medals in the 10m air pistol and rifle finals. In doing so they adapted seamlessly to a set of new rules, which even allow for the playing of music during competitions.
    27 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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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 and forge links across borders and languages.
    21 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Girl power takes to the ring in Nanjing

    After triumphing in a closely-fought competition that gripped the spectators inside the Nanjing International Expo Centre, Jajaira Gonzalez (USA), Chang Yuan (CHN) and Elzbieta Wojcik (POL) became the first women to win Youth Olympic gold.
    02 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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    Wrestling: New stars of the mat emerge in Nanjing

    Russia and Azerbaijan dominated the wrestling competitions at Nanjing 2014, winning seven gold medals between them. Among the most impressive winners on the mat were Norway’s Grace Bullen and Russia’s Daria Shisterova, both of whom claimed gold with quick-fire wins in their finals.
    25 Sep 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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    Ahmed and Mkrtchyan open gold accounts in the weightlifting

    Weightlifter Sara Ahmed made history on 21 August in Nanjing when she topped the standings in the women’s 63kg weightlifting at Nanjing 2014. In doing so she became the first Egyptian woman to win individual gold in an Olympic competition.
    21 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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    World leaders attend first ever IOC President’s Dinner

    International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach tonight welcomed international leaders from the world of politics, business, media, science, culture and sport to the inaugural IOC President’s Dinner on the eve of the Opening Ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
    06 Feb 2014 | Olympic News, Press Release
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