The 2018 Youth Olympic Games!

The Summer Youth Olympic Games took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday 7th October 2018 featuring 28 sports. The YOG is an elite sporting event for young people from all over the world, bringing together talented young athletes aged 15 to 18 from over 200 countries. An event distinct from other youth sports events, as they also integrate a unique Culture and Education Programme, based around five main themes: Olympism, Social Responsibility, Skills Development, Expression and Well-being and Healthy Lifestyles. 

- Abbie Parr for OIS/IOC
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Kenny Fletcher during the Athletics Men's 110m Hurdles Finals

- Alex D Addese for OIS/IOC
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Vince Jarmy during the International Team Jumping Jump Off

- Simon Bruty for OIS/IOC
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Nerea Langa during the Semi-final Heat 1 of the Roller Speed Skating Women's Combined 50mm Sprint

- Alex D Addese for OIS/IOC
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Ela Anaconda at the 16th hole during the Golf Mixed Team Event

- Abbie Parr for OIS/IOC
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Hugo Gaston after defeating Facundo Diaz Acosta to win gold in the Tennis Men's Singles Final

- Abbie Parr for OIS/IOC
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Keyara Wardley of Canada runs against Laura Mejia of Colombia during the Women's Rugby Sevens bronze medal match

- Chloe Knott for OIS/IOC
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Niccolo Filoni during Qualification in the Basketball Mens Dunk Contest

- Florian Eisele for OIS/IOC
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Lenka Kovacovicova at the start of the Athletics Womens 100m Stage 2 Heat 3

- Gabriel Heusi for OIS/IOC
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Geronimo Lutteral during the Sailing Mens Kiteboarding

- Ian Walton for OIS/IOC
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Diego Armando Zuluaga Cuevas being held by Giorgi Gegelashvili in the Wrestling Freestyle Mens 48kg

- Ivo Gonzalez for OIS/IOC
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Maria Voronina during the Beach Volleyball Women's Gold Medal Match against Italy

- Ivo Gonzalez for OIS/IOC
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Aurelian Dragomir competes in the Diving Men's 3m Springboard Preliminaries

- Gabriel Heusi for OIS/IOC
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Thi Thu Trang Nguyen VIE in action during the Group A round in the Weightlifting Women's 44kg

- Jed Leicester for OIS/IOC
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The Argentina Rugby Sevens team celebrate their win in the Rugby Sevens Men's Gold Medal Match against France

- Ivo Gonzalez for OIS/IOC
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Khrystyna Pohranychna during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Ribbon Routine for Team Dong Dong during the Gymnastic Multi-Discipline Event

- Lukas Schulze for OIS/IOC
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Valentina Munoz during the Qualification of the Cycling Womens Combined Team Event Cross-country Short Circuit

- Jed Leicester for OIS/IOC
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Laura Mejia during the Rugby Sevens Womens Tournament Bronze Medal Game

- Ivo Gonzalez for OIS/IOC
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Nemesis Candelo and Nilufar Ermaganbetova compete in the Quarter-final of the Judo Womens -52kg

- Lukas Schulze for OIS/IOC
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Skateboarder practicing on the BMX Freestyle course

- Thomas Lovelock for OIS/IOC
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Rowing practice at Diques Puerto Madero, Urban Park

- Ian Walton for OIS/IOC
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Shigeyuki Nakarai (nickname Shigekix) competes in the B-Boys Bronze Medal Battle

- Jed Leicester for OIS/IOC
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Spectators watch the Equestrian Jumping Individual

- Gabriel Heusi for OIS/IOC
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Marco Giordano Gnass, Sam Hofman and Moussa Robert Sylla Noterman during the Basketball 3x3 Men's Gold Medal Game

- Lukas Schulze for OIS/IOC
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Hannah Meul competes in the Sport Climbing Womens Combined Bouldering Final

- Jed Leicester for OIS/IOC
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Roller Speed Skaters practice on the track at Paseo De La Costa

- Jed Leicester for OIS/IOC
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Marta Lopez performs a corner kick during the Futsal Women's Bronze Medal Match between Bolivia and Spain

- Gabriel Heusi for OIS/IOC
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Gaelle Maonzambi competes in the Athletics Womens Triple Jump

- Ian Walton for OIS/IOC
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New Zealand celebrate winning the Rugby Sevens Women's Gold Medal Match

- Lukas Schulze for OIS/IOC
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Portgugal v Bolivia in the semi-final of the Futsal Womens Tournament

- Lukas Schulze for OIS/IOC
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Guilherme Henrique Borges Sanches and Agustin Raggiati during the Futsal Men's Semi-final between Argentina and Brazil

- Lukas Schulze for OIS/IOC
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Nyah Metz during the Beach Handball Womens Tournament match between Hungary and Netherlands

- Ian Walton for OIS/IOC
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Karol Itauma vs Youssef Ali Karar Ali Moussa during the Semi-final of the Boxing Mens Light Heavy (up to 81kg)

- Joel Marklund for OIS/IOC
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Michael James Houlie competes in the Swimming Men's 100m Breaststroke Final

- Lukas Schulze for OIS/IOC
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Lucca Maciel, 9 years old, practices on the BMX Freestyle course

- Jed Leicester for OIS/IOC
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Maria Eduarda De Almeida Arakaki during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around Qualification Subdivision 1 - Rotation 1

- Ian Walton for OIS/IOC
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Muhammed Furkan Ozbek during The Weightlifting Mens 56kg Competition

- Jed Leicester for OIS/IOC
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Michael James Houlie during the Swimming Men's 100m Breaststroke Final

- Thomas Lovelock for OIS/IOC
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Athletes at the start of the Cycling Mixed BMX Racing Women's Semifinals

- Simon Bruty for OIS/IOC
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Victory George competes in the Women's Long Jump Stage 2

- Lukas Schulze for OIS/IOC
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Keita Dohi competes in the Sport Climbing Mens Combined Lead Final

- Joel Marklund for OIS/IOC
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Erza Muminoviq competes as a member of team MIX Rio de Janeiro during the Judo Mixed Team Elimination Round of 16

- Lukas Schulze for OIS/IOC
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Gleb Brussenskiy celebrates as he finishes in the Cycling Men's Combined Criterium

- Simon Bruty for OIS/IOC
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Miu Hirano and Tomokazu Harimoto against Chuqin Wang and Yingsha Sun during the Table Tennis Mixed International Team

- Thomas Lovelock for OIS/IOC
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Athletes race in the Cycling Men's Combined Criterium

- Joel Marklund for OIS/IOC
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Takeru Kitazono competes in the Final of the Gymnastics Artistic Mens Parallel Bars

- Thomas Lovelock for OIS/IOC
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Roller Speed Skating Womens Combined Speed Event 1000m Final

- Lukas Schulze for OIS/IOC
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Niccolo Filoni during the Preliminary Round Pool D match between Italy and Kazakhstan in the Basketball Mens Tournament

- Lukas Schulze for OIS/IOC
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Anastassiya Glukhareva during the Women's Triple Jump Stage 1

- Simon Bruty for OIS/IOC
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Finau Ohuafi launches off the starting blocks during the Swimming Men's 50m Freestyle Heat 3

- Simon Bruty for OIS/IOC
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Leticia Bufoni Professional street skateboarder performs in a skateboarding exhibition

- Thomas Lovelock for OIS/IOC
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Delfina Narella Pignatiello dives in at the start of the Swimming Womens 800m Freestyle Final

- Thomas Lovelock for OIS/IOC
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Alisa Virtanen leads the Athletics Womens 800m

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