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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Whitaker follows in his father’s footsteps

    Winning a silver medal in the team jumping event at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 was poetic for British equestrian athlete Jack Whitaker, whose father Michael won team silver 34 years ago in Los Angeles.
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Equestrian
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    First high, then long, until finally the triple jump superstar is born

    Cuban athlete Jordan Alejandro Diaz Fortun is the reigning youth world champion in his discipline and holds the junior world record. He became interested in athletics when he was eight years old. He began with the high jump and later decided to try the long jump, only to realise that what he was really excited about was triple jump. He dominated the first stage of the competition held on Saturday, October 13 at the Youth Olympic Park in Buenos Aires.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Athletics, Cuba
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Hugo Gaston wins tennis gold for France

    French tennis player Hugo Gaston put an end to an Argentinian dream as he beat Facundo Diaz Acosta in straight sets in the men’s singles final. Bronze went to Gilbert Soares Klier Junior from Brazil.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Tennis, France
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    The people’s Delfina

    Argentina's Delfina Narella Pignatiello won her second silver on the closing night of the swimming competitions at Buenos Aires 2018, but she will take home much more than her two medals. Her next goal is Tokyo 2020.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Swimming, Argentina
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Youth Olympic Passes run out due to high demand

    Youth Olympic Passes for Buenos Aires 2018 are no longer available after 600,000 bracelets were distributed for the Games.
    12 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    #GameChangers shaping their own YOG experience

    It’s not just on the field of play that the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 are changing the game. Off the field, the IOC, Olympic Channel and local organisers together are providing the athletes with the tools and support that allow them to create compelling personalised content to share with their friends, family and fans across the globe.
    12 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Russia and Australia continue to dominate in the pool

    There were familiar faces on the podium at the Natatorium on day five of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, as Russian duo Andrei Minakov and Daniil Markov celebrated a fifth medal each, and Australia’s Kaylee McKeown grabbed a gold, her fourth medal.
    11 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Swimming, Russian Federation, Australia, Vietnam
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Argentine’s sorrow has a silver lining

    Local favourite Delfina Narella Pignatiello (ARG) endears herself to a huge crowd at the Natatorium after winning silver amid personal loss. 
    10 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Swimming, Argentina
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