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YOG a Gold Medal for Sport Climbing

Six Youth Olympians were awarded the first medals for Sport Climbing in an Olympic context last week, a historic victory for Sport Climbing and the climax of multiple memorable moments in Buenos Aires.

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Women's Combined Qualification: First YOG Finalists

21 women athletes from 15 countries took to the climbing walls in the Urban Park venue today, beginning the Sport Climbing competition. Athletes climbed in the order of Speed, Bouldering and then Lead and were ranked by the combination of their results, with only the top 6 athletes advancing to finals.

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Opening Ceremony: Record Crowd Kicks-Off Buenos Aires 2018

The 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires got off to a great start yesterday. For the first time in the history of the modern Olympic Games, the Opening Ceremony was held in the street, with the celebration open to all, and over 200,000 people showed up for the party!

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YOG Streaming Round-the-Clock

The Opening Ceremony and every round of Sport Climbing at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 will be LIVE streamed on the IFSC homepage! The LIVE streaming is presented by the Olympic Channel, providing comprehensive round-the-clock coverage of the event.

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Sport Climbing YOG Quota Expands

The IOC informed the IFSC shortly before the deadline for entries in September that another quota, 1 female athlete and 1 male athlete, is given to the Sport Climbing event at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. The additional quota raises the number of qualified athletes to 21 female athletes and 21 male athletes.

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