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  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Golden girls from three continents enjoy Nanjing limelight

    The five women’s taekwondo golds were won by athletes from five different countries, as fighters from Thailand, Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Iran and USA all topped the podium.
    14 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Rivalry and friendship on the tatami in Nanjing

    The women’s judo competition in Nanjing provided the sport with a great showcase, as each of the gold medallists secured victory in a different way. The individual competitions were followed up by an exciting new mixed international team event.
    13 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Khuvgaev and Chaidee ease to weightlifting gold

    Russia’s Khetag Khuvgaev clinched gold in the men’s 85kg weightlifting at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games on 22 August. He claimed afterwards that victory had never been in doubt. “It was easy. I wasn’t worried. I knew I was going to win,” he said.
    22 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Taekwondo pair kickstart gold accounts for Iran and Thailand

    Mahdi Eshaghi of Iran was unstoppable on his way to the men’s -48kg taekwondo gold at the International Expo Centre on 17 August, while Thailand’s Panipak Wongpattanakit won the women’s -44kg.
    17 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Bauyrzhan Zhauyntayev secures first judo gold of Nanjing 2014

    Bauyrzhan Zhauyntayev (KAZ) won the first judo gold medal of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games on 17 August, after a dominant display in the final of the men’s -55kg weight class against Natig Gurbanli (AZE).
    17 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | London 2012

    Golden day for Maneza - London 2012 - Weightlifting

    Maiya Maneza turned the women's 63kg into a personal pursuit for Olympic and world records after clinching Weightlifting gold for Kazakhstan.
    31 Jul 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Weightlifting
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