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  • News | Women in Sport

    Relive five of the most stunning performances by female YOG athletes

    Leading the way to mark the annual celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March, looks back at five of the most stunning performances by female athletes at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    08 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Women in Sport
  • News | Tokyo 1964

    “This is for you, Mum”: Dawn Fraser on the Tokyo 1964 swim that “meant everything”

    Dawn Fraser arrived in Tokyo for the 1964 Games as a three-time gold medal-winner on the verge of completing an extraordinary Olympic first. But she was also a lost 27-year-old dealing with severe pain and tragedy. Weeks later she left Japan as a record-breaker and, perhaps more importantly, with a renewed faith in humanity.
    21 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Australia, Tokyo 1964, Swimming
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Russia and Australia continue to dominate in the pool

    There were familiar faces on the podium at the Natatorium on day five of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, as Russian duo Andrei Minakov and Daniil Markov celebrated a fifth medal each, and Australia’s Kaylee McKeown grabbed a gold, her fourth medal.
    11 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Swimming, Russian Federation, Australia, Vietnam
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Caeleb Dressel: Sights Set on Tokyo

    Born in August 1996, a few days after the Closing Ceremony of the Atlanta Games, American Caeleb Dressel seems poised for Olympic glory in Tokyo in 2020. At the Gwangju World Championships in Korea, he once again demonstrated the extent of his talent by winning six gold medals. He has undoubtedly become the swimming world’s new leading talent.
    23 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Swimming, United States of America
  • News | YOG

    YOG water babies making a splash on the world stage

    The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) have been providing a springboard for aspiring aquatics stars since 2010. As the 18th FINA World Aquatics Championships are underway in Gwangju (Republic of Korea), we look at some athletes who are now making a splash on the global stage after shining at the YOG.
    17 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Aquatics
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Kolesnikov and Minakov in seventh heaven

    The Russian dynamic duo spearheaded their country’s domination of the pool at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, taking home seven medals each – six of them gold. Their performances at the YOG mark them out as athletes to watch at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020. The same goes for the brilliant Hungarian Ajna Késely, who won three freestyle golds at the Olympic Park Swimming Centre.
    06 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Swimming
  • News | Antwerp 1920 Legacy

    A platform for US women emancipation through swimming

    The USA dominated the women’s swimming programme at the Olympic Games Antwerp 1920. In the process, they not only kick-started a golden age for their nation’s female athletes, but also heralded a step change in the physical emancipation of women across the country.
    16 Dec 2020 | Antwerp 1920 Legacy, Legacies for People
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    Los Angeles 1932-Swimming-100m freestyle-MADISON Helene (USA) 1st.
    Thursday, December 31, 1931 11:00 PM | Photo
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    Sydney 2000-Swimming-100m freestyle-POPOV Alexander (RUS) 2e
    Tuesday, September 19, 2000 10:00 PM | Photo
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    Sydney 2000-Swimming-100m freestyle-DE BRUIJN Inge (NED) 1st
    Wednesday, September 20, 2000 10:00 PM | Photo
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