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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Podium finishes for everyone in judo at Buenos Aires 2018

    The universality of judo was very much a reality in Buenos Aires, with podium finishes for numerous nations, for men and women alike. The competitions ended with an innovative international mixed team event, which was marked by the Olympic spirit of friendship, excellence and respect.
    31 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Judo
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Russia’s Ryandninskaya and Popov claim taekwondo double

    Elizaveta Ryandninskaya and Georgii Popov of Russia were the stars of the second day of taekwondo action at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 , winning respective golds in the women’s -49kg and men’s -55kg events.
    09 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Taekwondo, Russian Federation
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Bhutan’s ‘judo girl’ fighting for her sport back home

    By competing at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, 16-year-old Yangchen Wangmo is blazing a trail for judo in the small archery-mad Himalayan nation of Bhutan, with some help from an unlikely source.
    09 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Judo, Bhutan, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Venezuela wins historic gold medal

    Venezuelan judoka María Gimenez won a particularly special gold medal on the first day of competition at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games. It is the first gold for her country in a Youth Olympic Games and the first for a Latin American nation at Buenos Aires 2018.
    08 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Judo, Venezuela
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Hard work pays off for young weightlifters

    The hard work pays off for Venezuelan weightlifter Katherin Oriana Echandia Zarate and Vietnam’s Son Dinh Ngo as the 17-year-olds power their way to the top of the podium
    08 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Weightlifting
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Reward for India’s Thangjam as first judo medals are shared

    Day one of the judo competition at Buenos Aires 2018 saw all 12 medals awarded go to 12 different countries. Among the recipients was India’s Tababi Thangjam, who won -44kg silver in a sport that she took up against her parents’ wishes.
    08 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Judo, India
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Success is now reality for TV star Stojkovic

    The first two taekwondo competitions of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 were held at Oceania Pavilion on Sunday, with medals awarded in the women’s -44kg category and the men’s -48kg.
    08 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Taekwondo
  • News | YOG

    Stepping up

    We pick out more star performances by YOG athletes on sport’s biggest stages…
    22 Dec 2017 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Powerhouses put on a show of strength in Nanjing

    Over six days at the Nanjing International Exhibition Center, the men’s weightlifting competitions at the YOG served up plenty of spectacular action and produced some very special performances.
    28 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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