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  • News | YOG

    YOG stars excel in March

    The third month of 2019 was a spectacular one for former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes as they made their mark at elite level with another huge haul of medals, a new world record and a piece of skating history.
    10 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Kitazono makes history and gymnastics breaks new ground at Buenos Aires 2018

    Japan’s Takeru Kitazono lit up the artistic gymnastics competitions at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, becoming the first athlete in his sport to win five gold medals at a single YOG and one of the few athletes in Olympic history to achieve such a haul. His sport also opened up new horizons with the successful staging of an innovative and exciting multidiscipline team event.
    09 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Gymnastics, Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Acrobatic Gymnastics
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Double gold for GB’s boxers, double bronze for hosts

    The final night of the boxing competition at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 proved to be a productive one for Great Britain and Argentina’s boxers.
    19 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Boxing
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Israelis’ mixed emotions as silver medal is dedicated to lost love

    Artistic Gymnastics silver medal winners Noa Yakar Kazado and Yonatan Fridman shed tears along with grieving coach as the first Youth Olympic Games gold medal is won by Bulgarian pair.
    16 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Artistic Gymnastics, Israel
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Juvan seals a second tennis gold and Argentina duo win on home soil

    Budding Slovenian tennis star Kaja Juvan won her second gold medal of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 before home favourites Facundo Diaz Acosta and Sebastian Baez won the men’s tennis doubles in front of more than 5,000 spectators at Green Park. Japanese duo Yuki Naito and Naiko Tajima sealed the last gold medal of the day with a victory against Colombian duo Maria Camila Osorio Serrano and Nicolas Mejia in the mixed doubles gold medal match. 
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Tennis, Argentina, Slovenia, Japan
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Khamhaeng dominates and Yousefi seals stunning weightlifting win

    Iran’s Alireza Yousefi claimed superheavyweight gold in the men’s +85kg category to conclude the weightlifting competition on day 7 at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. The tense finale followed a virtuoso performance from Thailand’s Supatchanin Khamhaeng in the women’s +63kg earlier in the day.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Weightlifting
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Marin Potrille wins last gold on a busy day in women’s freestyle wrestling

    Argentina’s Linda Marilina Machuca was defeated by Cuba’s Milaimys de la Cari Marin Potrille in the women’s freestyle 73kg gold medal match, the last of five women’s freestyle events on day 7 at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Wrestling Freestyle
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