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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Noah Lyles, from Nanjing to Tokyo!

    A gold medallist in the 200m at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014, Noah Lyles is now on track for further success at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, having been crowned world champion in Doha in his favourite distance.
    16 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Athletics, United States of America, Tokyo 2020, YOG
  • News | YOG

    YOG stars shine at London 2017

    The 2017 IAAF World Championships witnessed some outstanding results in track and field from athletes who previously made their names at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG). Here, we round up some of the star performances in London.
    17 Aug 2017 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | RIO 2016

    YOG athlete Sibanda makes his mark in red-hot final

    In Sunday’s men’s 400m final at the Olympic Games Rio 2016, most eyes were drawn to sensational winner Wayde Van Niekerk, from South Africa, who stunned the Olympic Stadium with a world record-breaking run. But following him home in fifth was Botswana’s Karabo Sibanda – a silver medallist in the same event at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014 – who proved in running a fine personal best that he can thrive on the biggest stage of all.
    15 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics, YOG, Botswana
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Athletics: Stardom awaits for Nanjing’s talented youngsters

    The men’s athletics at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games provided an exciting chance to see the stars of tomorrow. After a series of high-flying performances across three days of finals, the newly-introduced 8x100m mixed team relay provided an exhilarating grandstand finish.
    23 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Bukowiecki’s best shot is good enough for gold

    Polish shot putter Konrad Bukowiecki dominated the field to win gold with a personal best of 23.17m, but then admitted he was still not entirely happy.
    24 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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