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Youth Olympic Games

Description.

Youth Olympic Games

Website

Country of host city:

Singapore

Address

58 Pasir Ris Street 21
Singapore 510258 - 6781 0038

Opening date:

14 August 2010
Closing date: 26 August 2010

Singapore will be hosting the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) from 14 to 26 August 2010. The Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games will receive some 5,000 athletes and officials from the 205 National Olympic Committees (NOCs), along with estimated 1200 media representatives, 20,000 local and international volunteers, and more than 500,000 spectators. Young athletes - aged between 14 and 18 years - will compete in 26 sports and take part in Culture and Education Program.

The Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games aims to inspire youth around the world to embrace, embody and express the Olympic values of Excellence, Friendship and Respect. It will create a lasting sports, culture and education legacy for Singapore and youths from around the world, as well as enhance and elevate the sporting culture locally and regionally.

3,600 young athletes between 14 and 18 years of age

2014 Youth Olympic Games

When

August 28, 2014

Where

Nanjing, China

China will again welcome the world for a major international sporting event when Nanjing hosts the second Youth Olympic Games in 2014.

Singapore will host the first Youth Olympics this August with Innsbruck, Austria, staging the inaugural Winter version of the Games in 2012.

2014 Youth Olympic Website

These Games are a tremendous opportunity for the youth of the world to compete and shine on their own Olympic stage. The message of the Youth Olympic Games is clear; this isn't just a competition but also the opportunity to discover the Olympic values.

Nanjing, which will spend a reported 117 million US dollars to host the Games, proposed in its bid to stage the events, open to athletes aged 15-18, will be held August 16-28.

Nanjing will keep its costs down by using existing competition venues. It has 21 facilities, including world-class stadiums built for the China National Games five years ago. The IOC stipulations require a minimum 25 venues.

Event Dates.

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Location.

58 Pasir Ris Street 21, Singapore, SN, 510258

Past Results.

Past Media.

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