Youth Olympic Games

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The Youth Olympic Games is a sporting event that takes place in a different city every four years for athletes between ages 14 and 18. [1] The first Youth Olympic Games was held on 14 August 2010 to 26 August 2010 in the country of Singapore. [2]

List of Youth Olympic Games[change | change source]

Summer Youth Olympic Games[change | change source]

Edition Year Host City Host Nation Start Date End Date Nations Competitors Sports Events Top Placed Team Reference
I 2010 Singapore  Singapore 14 August 26 August 204 3,600 26 201  China (CHN) [3]
II 2014 Nanjing  China 16 August 28 August 204 3,787 28 222  China (CHN) [4]
III 2018 Buenos Aires  Argentina 1 October 12 October 28 185
IV 2023 Future event

Winter Youth Olympic Games[change | change source]

Edition Year Host City Host Nation Start Date End Date Nations Competitors Sports Events Top Placed Team Reference
I 2012 Innsbruck  Austria 13 January 22 January 69 1,059 7 63  Germany (GER) [5]
II 2016 Lillehammer  Norway 12 February 21 February 71 1,100 7 70  United States (USA) [6]
III 2020 Lausanne  Switzerland 10 January 19 January Future event

References[change | change source]


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Summer Games: 1896 Athens, 1900 Paris, 1904 St. Louis, 1906 Athens, 1908 London, 1912 Stockholm, (1916 Berlin), 1920 Antwerp, 1924 Paris, 1928 Amsterdam, 1932 Los Angeles, 1936 Berlin, (1940 Tokyo), (1944 London), 1948 London, 1952 Helsinki, 1956 Melbourne, 1960 Rome, 1964 Tokyo, 1968 Mexico City, 1972 Munich, 1976 Montreal, 1980 Moscow, 1984 Los Angeles, 1988 Seoul, 1992 Barcelona, 1996 Atlanta, 2000 Sydney, 2004 Athens, 2008 Beijing, 2012 London, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, 2020 Tokyo, 2024, 2028
Winter Games: 1924 Chamonix, 1928 St. Moritz, 1932 Lake Placid, 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, (1940 Sapporo), (1944 Cortina d'Ampezzo), 1948 St. Moritz, 1952 Oslo, 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo, 1960 Squaw Valley, 1964 Innsbruck, 1968 Grenoble, 1972 Sapporo, 1976 Innsbruck, 1980 Lake Placid, 1984 Sarajevo, 1988 Calgary, 1992 Albertville, 1994 Lillehammer, 1998 Nagano, 2002 Salt Lake City, 2006 Turin, 2010 Vancouver, 2014 Sochi, 2018 Pyeongchang, 2022 Beijing, 2026
Rio 2016Pyeongchang 2018Tokyo 2020Beijing 2022

Games in italics will be held in the future, and those in (brackets) were cancelled because of war. See also: Ancient Olympic Games

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Summer Games: Singapore 2010, Nanjing 2014, Buenos Aires 2018, 2023
Winter Games: Innsbruck 2012, Lillehammer 2016, Lausanne 2020
Lillehammer 2016Buenos Aires 2018Lausanne 2020