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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Modern Pentathlon: Five nations, one podium

    China’s Yewen Gu and Egypt’s Ahmed Elgendy came away with the gold in the modern pentathlon mixed international relay at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Tuesday 16 October. It was Elgendy’s second title of the Games, following his win in the men’s individual competition.
    17 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Modern Pentathlon
  • News | YOG

    #YOGJourney: The long road to Tokyo for Rolandas Mascinskas

    Lithuanian rower and 2010 Youth Olympic champion Rolandas Mascinskas came of age last year, winning a first world title as part of his country’s men’s quadruple sculls team. Now, having missed the previous Games through injury, the 26-year-old has his sights set on an Olympic medal at Tokyo 2020.
    15 Aug 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Tokyo 2020
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 13: Usain Bolt on top of the world

    Relive Thursday 18 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. The day was marked by the “triple double” of Usain Bolt, who won the 200m, the Brownlee brothers’ family double in the triathlon, Argentina’s first-ever hockey victory and the end of the beach volleyball, sailing and canoe/kayak sprint competitions
    18 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | YOG

    YOG stars continue to light up the global stage

    Olympic.org takes a look at some of the notable performances by Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes over the last month, as they continue to make their mark at major international events
    10 Aug 2017 | YOG, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 podiums reflect badminton’s global appeal

    The Rio 2016 badminton competition produced medallists from ten countries, with four of the five newly crowned Olympic champions hailing from four different nations, a sign of the sport’s spread across the globe. Taking the respective honours in the men’s and women’s singles events were Carolina Marin of Spain and Chen Long of China.
    20 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Badminton
  • News | RIO 2016

    Doubles delight for Japanese duo in badminton

    Japan’s Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi claimed the women's doubles gold medal on 18 August and secured their nation’s first ever Olympic Games badminton title.
    18 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Badminton, Japan
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