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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Saengsin and Cho strike blows for Asian taekwondo

    Asian fighters dominated the two taekwondo events at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Tuesday 8 October. Kanthida Saengsin of Thailand collected the first gold of the day in the women’s -55kg category, with Cho Won-hee of Republic of Korea stepping up a few minutes later to win the men’s -63kg category.
    09 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Taekwondo, Thailand
  • News | YOG

    Then & Now: YOG champion Sara Ahmed aims for lift-off

    Egypt’s pioneering Youth Olympic Games (YOG) champion Sara Ahmed will be aiming to make more history at the IWF World Weightlifting Championships, as she looks to add to her growing medal collection. Here, we take a look at her rapid rise.
    28 Nov 2017 | YOG, Weightlifting, Egypt, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 13: Usain Bolt on top of the world

    Relive Thursday 18 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. The day was marked by the “triple double” of Usain Bolt, who won the 200m, the Brownlee brothers’ family double in the triathlon, Argentina’s first-ever hockey victory and the end of the beach volleyball, sailing and canoe/kayak sprint competitions
    18 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 | Tokyo 2020

    Friendship and courage are key in the chase for Tokyo 2020 mixed team gold

    Clarisse Agbegnenou, a member of the 2017 European Judo Championship gold medal-winning women’s team, has a clear blueprint for success as she seeks to make France the mixed team to beat at its inaugural event at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    31 Jul 2017 | Tokyo 2020, Judo, Olympic News
  • News | YOG

    Record shattering performance on the biggest stage

    From Wei Deng’s weightlifting world record at Rio 2016 to Emma McKeon’s world-best relay time in the pool, we relive some record-breaking performances from Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes at the Olympic Games.
    27 Jul 2017 | Olympic News, YOG, Shooting, Swimming, Weightlifting, pole vault
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