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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Germany-Bulgaria sharpest shooters in 10m air pistol finale

    The mixed pairing of Germany’s Vanessa Seeger and Bulgaria’s Kiril Kirov won gold thanks to a 10-3 victory in the 10m air pistol mixed international gold medal match on day 6 at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    12 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Shooting, Germany, Bulgaria
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    India’s Saurabh shoots to yet more success

    India’s Chaudhary Saurabh continued his spectacular run of success by claiming gold in the event at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Wednesday 10 October.
    10 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, India, Shooting
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    India’s Bhaker strikes shooting gold

    Manu Bhaker won India’s second gold of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Tuesday 9 October, firing her way to victory in the women’s 10m air pistol competition, held at Parque Sarmiento. Russia’s Iana Enina took the silver ahead of Georgia’s Nino Khutsiberidze.
    09 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Shooting, India
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Youth Olympic Games show the world the way forward

    The Youth Olympic Games are a place of pioneering, where new ideas are spearheaded as International Federation look to retain, include and inspire young people in and through sport. Buenos Aires 2018 will continue this tradition. 
    27 Sep 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Day Jobs: Lynda Kiejko hopes to walk in the footsteps of her father

    If selected for Tokyo 2020, Canadian Lynda Kiejko will be walking in the footsteps of her father Bill Hare – a three-time Olympic pistol shooter. In order to achieve that goal, while supporting a young family, Kiejko works as an engineer.
    13 Jul 2018 | Tokyo 2020, Shooting, Canada, Olympic News, Olympic Channel
  • News | Legacy

    Los Angeles 1984: An indelible legacy

    Like London and Paris before it, Los Angeles will host the Olympic Summer Games for a third time in 2028. To mark that milestone we look back at the two previous editions the Californian metropolis has staged. Lit up by the performances of Carl Lewis, Los Angeles 1984 remains fresh in the memory, thanks to some unforgettable sporting moments and the legacy it left behind.
    13 Sep 2017 | Olympic News, LA 2028, Los Angeles 1984, Los Angeles 1932
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 5: King Kohei Uchimura retains his title right at the death

    Relive competition day 5 in Rio – 10 August 2016 – on olympic.org! Kohei Uchimura managed to defend his title in the men’s gymnastics all-around competition after it went down to the wire against Ukraine’s Oleg Vernaiev. Cyclists Fabian Cancellara and Kristin Armstrong secured their status as Olympic legends, as did Aron Szilagyi in the men’s sabre. Katie Ledecky won her third swimming gold medal in Rio.
    10 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 4: Michael Phelps and Simone Biles take centre stage

    Olympic.org takes a look back at the highlights from the fourth day of competition in Rio on Tuesday 9 August 2016. Michael Phelps won two more gold medals in the space of an hour, in the 200m butterfly and the 4x200m freestyle, bringing his total medal haul to 22. The brilliant Simone Biles lit up the women’s team competition to help the United States to victory.
    09 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 2: Michael Phelps strikes again!

    A look back at the second day of the Games in Rio, a year after that Sunday 7 August 2016 when Michael Phelps, who had come out of retirement to take part in his fifth Games, played a decisive role in the second leg of the 4x100m freestyle, helping the USA to beat France, unbeaten in the event since London 2012. Chinese diver Wu Minxia won her fourth consecutive title in the 3m synchronised diving; Korea’s female archers won their eighth title in eight editions; Majlinda Kelmendi gave Kosovo a flying start in the judo; and Simone Biles was already dazzling everyone!
    07 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
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