The First Youth Olympic Games
15 Aug 2010 12:38:23
The official opening of the first Youth Olympic Games took place last night. Over the next twelve days until August 26th, athletes from 204 countries will be participating in 26 sports events with spirit of sportsmanship in Singapore.
There will be an official webcasting platform for the YOG, do check it out here.
And you know what, these Games have the most adorable Olympic mascots ever! Lyo and Merly!
You can learn more about mascots here.
More than that, do you know who has won the first gold medal of the Games? A quote from the official site:
"Japanese triathlete Yuka Sato created Olympic history this morning when she became the first athlete to win a gold medal at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG)".