At the Fencing events at the 3rd Youth Olympic Games Russia will be represented by epee fencers Artur Tolasov and Yana Bekmurzova, and sabre fencer Alina Klyuchkova (at the picture with the coach Natalya Dyachenko). They went through the qualifying events in April at the World Fencing Championship for Cadets and Juniors in Verona, Italy.
At the 3rd Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires Beach Handball will make its debute along with Acrobatic Gymnastics, Breakdancing, Karate, Roller Skating, Bascketball 3×3, Field Hockey and Futsal. In Beach Handball Russia will be represented by the women’s team, consisting of athletes (under 18), who took 6th place at the 2018 European Championship in Montenegro.
Ocober 6-18, in Buenos Aires III Summer Youth Olympic Games will be held. At these Games ten sets of medals in five weight categories (men’s and women’s) will be contested in the Taekwondo tournament.
Eight Russian athletes will take part in the III Summer Youth Olympic Games, to be held from 6 to 18 October in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The flame of the III Summer Youth Olympic Games, to be held in Buenos Aires from 6 to 18 October 2018, will be lit using the sun’s rays in Athens on 24 July. It will be delivered to the capital of Argentina the next day, the organizing Committee announced.
The All-Russian Olympic Day is the Embodiment of the Principals, Outlined by Baron Pierre de Coubertin2 July 2018
It seemed that on Sunday the Fontain Square of the Sokolniki Park, hosted the mini Olympic Games. Moreover these were Summer and Winter Games in one. XXIX All-Russian Olympic Day was held there. This year it was coincided with the Summer Youth Olympic Games, to be held in October in Buenos Aires.
‘Fight against doping will be our priority task for the following years’, said the President of the ROC Stanislav Pozdnyakov at the opening ceremony of the first Young Olympians Forum, held today, on June 1, in the Sports Technologies Center (Moscomsport) under the support of the IOC and the WADA.