First Youth Olympic Game (YOG)

The First Youth Olympic Game

 

 Counting Down to YOG

thumbnail originv1Singapore will host the inaugural first Youth Olympic Games (YOG) from 14 August till 26 August 2010.   The left picture shows the mascot of the game: Lyo and Merly.  As a diverse community with many languages and cultures, Singapore is ‘united and committed as a country’, in its enthusiasm to host the 2010 Youth Olympic Games.

 

Statistics of the YOG

3,600* young athletes between 14 and 18 years of age
5,000* young athletes and officials
205 National Olympic Committees
1,200* media representatives
20,000* local and international volunteers
370,000* spectators

26 sports and culture & education programmes

(* Estimated numbers)

 

YOG Programme

See the interactive programme of YOG, click on the icon representing the sport and you will get the more details of the individual programme.

See detailed YOG Programme

 

Venues 

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All 26 sports will be featured in different places:

Venue Sport(s)
Toa Payoh Swimming Complex Aquatics (Diving)
Singapore Sports School Aquatics (Swimming), Modern Pentathlon, Volleyball, Weightlifting
Kallang Cricket Field Archery
Bishan Stadium Athletics, Football (soccer) (Finals)
Singapore Indoor Stadium Badminton, Basketball (Olympic)
Kallang Netball Centre Basketball (Street)
International Convention Centre Boxing, Fencing, Handball, Judo, Taekwondo, Wrestling (Indoor)
Marina Reservoir Canoeing (Flatwater), Rowing
Tampines Bike Park Cycling (BMX and Mountain Bike)
Singapore Turf Club Riding School Equestrian
Choa Chu Kang Stadium Football (soccer) (Preliminary)
Jurong West Stadium Football (soccer) (Preliminary)
Bishan Sports Hall Gymnastics
National Hockey Centre Hockey
National Sailing Centre Sailing
Toa Payoh Sports Hall Shooting, Table Tennis
Kallang Tennis Centre Tennis
East Coast Park Triathlon
Sentosa Siloso Beach Volleyball (Beach), Wrestling (Beach)

 

Click to see detailed sport venues information

 

 

Dates

YOG: 14 August till 26 August 2010.

 

Official Website:

 

Source: Singapore 2010

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