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Singapore 2010

Opening Ceremony 14 Aug 2010
Closing Ceremony 26 Aug 2010
Host City Singapore
Country Singapore
Nations Participating 205
Athletes 3517
Events 201
Sports 26


The 2010 Summer Youth Olympics, officially known as the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), were an international multi-sport event for youths that took place in the city-state of Singapore from 14 to 26 August 2010. They were the inaugural Summer Youth Olympics, a major sports and cultural festival celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic Games.

The decision for Singapore to host the Games was announced on 21 February 2008 after mail voting by 105 International Olympic Committee (IOC) members. Which had A total of 3,531 athletes between 14 and 18 years of age from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) competed in 201 events in 26 sports.

The first gold medal of the Games was awarded to 18-year-old Japanese triathlete Yuka Sato on 15 August 2010. Host nation Singapore's first medal was a bronze in taekwondo for 17-year-old Daryl Tan. The highest medals that Singapore achieved were silvers by swimmer Rainer Ng on 18 August, and by Isabelle Li in the table tennis singles event on 23 August.

For mixed-NOC events, the first gold medal was awarded to team Europe 1, consisting of Yana Egoryan of Russia, and Marco Fichera Marco, Camilla Mancini, Leonardo Affede, Alberta Santuccio Alberta and Eduardo Luperi of Italy, which won the team competition in fencing.


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YOG media accreditation ends May 1
15 Apr 2010

The International Olympic Committee would like to announce that the media accreditation procedure for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) is ongoing. The IOC invites all online, print, photographic and broadcast.....

Theme song to be performed by singers from 5 continents
25 Mar 2010

The Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (SYOGOC) has assembled singers from five continents to sing the theme song for the first-ever Youth Olympic Games. Coming on board to perform the Singapore 2010 Yout.....