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  • News | RIO 2016

    YOG athletes resume rivalries in Rio

    A number of tough and tense rivalries from the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) are being rekindled at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. As YOG graduates step up to sport’s biggest stage, they’re coming up against some familiar faces.
    10 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, YOG
  • News | RIO 2016

    Trstenjak and Khalmurzaev strike judo gold

    Slovenia's Tina Trstenjak defeated Clarisse Agbegnenou of France in the women's -63kg category on 9 August to become her country's second Olympic judo champion, following in the footsteps of London 2012 gold medallist Urska Zolnir.
    10 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo, Slovenia, Russian Federation
  • News | RIO 2016

    Tiler carrying the hopes of a nation

    Competing in the 69kg category, 17-year-old Rebekah Tiler will be Great Britain’s sole female representative in the weightlifting competitions at Rio 2016, where she will look to gain useful experience for Tokyo 2020.
    30 Jul 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Weightlifting
  • News | Olympic News

    Equal footing thrills women wrestlers

    Much to the delight of the USA’s Helen Maroulis, Sweden’s Sofia Mattsson and Japan’s Saori Yoshida, the women’s freestyle wrestling competition at Rio 2016 will feature six weight categories, putting it on the same footing as the men.
    08 Mar 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Girl power wows the fans in Nanjing

    The women’s weightlifting competition at Nanjing 2014 was graced by some great displays of strength and technique. After Jiang Huihua had won China’s first medal of the YOG, Duanganksorn Chaidee and Rattanaphon Pakkaratha scored a double for Thailand, while Chinese Taipei’s Chiang Nien-Hsin and Sara Ahmed of Egypt also struck gold.
    20 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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