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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Christian Taylor on the hunt for a third Olympic title and the triple jump world record

    The reigning double Olympic champion in the triple jump, American Christian Taylor, won his fourth world title in Doha on 29 September 2019. Having recorded the second best-ever jump in the history of his discipline in 2015, with a leap of 18.21m, he now has his sights set on a third Olympic gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Games, and is continuing his quest to beat the world record – 18.29m – held by Great Britain’s Jonathan Edwards since 1995.
    13 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Athletics, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Buenos Aires 2018: Where are they now?

    As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org highlights some of the young athletes who have gone on to make their name on the global stage since shining in Buenos Aires.
    11 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: YOG athletes scale new heights in July

    Former Youth Olympic Games athletes continued to light up the world stage in July. Here, Olympic.org takes a look at some of the most eye-catching performers…
    15 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Marcel Hirscher: “In PyeongChang, I had nothing to lose”

    Marcel Hirscher, the best Alpine skier since 2010 and one of the greatest champions in the history of his sport, is this year on course to win an exceptional eighth consecutive FIS World Cup, in which he has already achieved more than 60 victories. He finally filled an Olympic gap on the snow in Korea in February 2018 by winning two gold medals, in the combined and the giant slalom. Here, he tells olympic.org about his dreams and his Olympic career.
    18 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Alpine Skiing, Austria
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Sailing embraces the old and the new at Buenos Aires 2018

    The River Plate provided the setting as the Techno 293+ windsurfing class and the Nacra 15 catamaran class were joined on the Olympic sailing programme by the IKA Twin Tip Racing kiteboarding class, with all three serving up some excellent entertainment for the spectators.
    07 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Sailing
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Podium finishes for everyone in judo at Buenos Aires 2018

    The universality of judo was very much a reality in Buenos Aires, with podium finishes for numerous nations, for men and women alike. The competitions ended with an innovative international mixed team event, which was marked by the Olympic spirit of friendship, excellence and respect.
    31 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Judo
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Day 10: What’s been happening at the YOG

    Check out everything that’s been going on around the venues on the tenth day of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018…
    17 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Italian kiteboarder defies pain for glory

    Three days after fracturing her nose in two places in a terrifying accident on the water, Sofia Tomasoni (ITA) claims gold as the sport’s YOG debut concludes in style.
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Sailing
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