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  • 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
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    Men’s taekwondo in Nanjing: New generation strut their stuff

    The men’s taekwondo competition at Nanjing 2014 produced a remarkably high standard, with the gold medals going to athletes from five different countries, underlining the sport’s global popularity.
    09 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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    Wrestling: New stars of the mat emerge in Nanjing

    Russia and Azerbaijan dominated the wrestling competitions at Nanjing 2014, winning seven gold medals between them. Among the most impressive winners on the mat were Norway’s Grace Bullen and Russia’s Daria Shisterova, both of whom claimed gold with quick-fire wins in their finals.
    25 Sep 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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    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
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    Ahmed and Mkrtchyan open gold accounts in the weightlifting

    Weightlifter Sara Ahmed made history on 21 August in Nanjing when she topped the standings in the women’s 63kg weightlifting at Nanjing 2014. In doing so she became the first Egyptian woman to win individual gold in an Olympic competition.
    21 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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    Zenoorin and Guliyev provide golden flourish in the taekwondo

    Alizadeh Zenoorin of Iran took the gold in the women’s -63kg taekwondo competition at Nanjing 2014 on 20 August, after stepping up a category following her Junior World Championship crown in March.
    20 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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    Ivana Babic and Edival Marques Quirino Pontes battle back for taekwondo gold

    Three weeks ago, Croatian taekwondo player Ivana Babic did not know if she would be ready to compete at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Two years ago Edival Marques Quirino Pontes (BRA) thought about quitting the sport. On Tuesday Babic and Pontes added a Youth Olympic gold medal to their collection.
    19 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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    Dramatic second day of weightlifting

    Athletes from Thailand and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea dominated a dramatic second day of weightlifting at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, each finishing with one gold and one silver medal. Rattanaphon Pakkaratha (THA) won the women’s 53kg class, while PAK Jongju (PRK) took gold in the men’s 62kg at the International Expo Centre.
    18 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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