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  • Medalists of Men's 50m Backstroke

    Medalists of Men's 50m Backstroke

    Nanjing 2014 - Gold medalist Evgeny Rylov (C) of Russian Federation, silver medalist Apostolos Christou (L) of Greece and bronze medalist Simone Sabbioni of Italy on the podium during the awarding ceremony of Men's 50m Backstroke of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, on August 20, 2014.
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:30 AM | Photo
  • Medalists of Women's 50m Backstroke

    Medalists of Women's 50m Backstroke

    Nanjing 2014 - Gold medalist Maaike de Waard(C) of Netherlands, silver medalist Jessica Fullalove (L) of Great Britain and bronze medalist Gabrielle Fa'amausili of New Zealand on the podium during the awarding ceremony of Women's 50m Backstroke of swimming event in Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, on Aug. 21, 2014.
    Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:30 AM | Photo
  • Gold medalist Maaike de Waard in the Women's 50m Backstroke

    Gold medalist Maaike de Waard in the Women's 50m Backstroke

    Nanjing 2014 - Gold medalist Maaike de Waard competes in the final of Women's 50m Backstroke of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, on Aug. 21, 2014.
    Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:30 AM | Photo
  • Gold medalist Maaike de Waard of Netherlands after winning the Women's 50m Backstroke

    Gold medalist Maaike de Waard of Netherlands after winning the Women's 50m Backstroke

    Nanjing 2014 - Gold medalist Maaike de Waard of Netherlands celebrates after winning the final of Women's 50m Backstroke of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, on Aug. 21, 2014.
    Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:30 AM | Photo
  • 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 | YOG

    Family ties bind strong at the YOG

    As the world marks the International Day of Families on 15 May, Olympic.org takes a look at some of the Youth Olympic Games athletes whose families have strong links to the YOG and the Olympic Games
    15 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    New chance to shine: Stars of Buenos Aires 2018 who could light up Tokyo next year

    The postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 gives some of the stars of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 an extra year to prepare for their Olympic debut. Here, we highlight some of those promising young athletes who could shine in Tokyo.
    30 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | YOG

    Talking Tokyo: the YOG stars to watch

    As the Japanese capital marks 500 days to go until the start of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on 12 March, we focus on eight former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes who will be hoping to make a major impact in their respective sports.
    12 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    Former YOG stars end 2018 in style

    As the sporting year came to an end in December, a host of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes were busy demonstrating their talents at some of the biggest events in their sports.
    11 Jan 2019 | Olympic News
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Buenos Aires 2018: Where are they now?

    As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org highlights some of the young athletes who have gone on to make their name on the global stage since shining in Buenos Aires.
    11 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
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