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2018 Summer Youth Olympics medal table

The 2018 Summer Youth Olympics medal table is a list of National Olympic Committees (NOCs) ranked by the number of gold medals won by their athletes during the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 6 to 18 October 2018.

Of the nations that won medals at these Games, two had not won an Olympic medal nor Youth Olympic medal, Honduras and Saint Lucia. Burundi, India, Iceland, Malaysia, Mauritius, Qatar and Saudi Arabia won their first gold medal at an Olympic/Youth Olympic event, having previously only won silver and bronze medals. Afghanistan, Algeria, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mauritius, Niger, Philippines, Sri Lanka[1] and United Arab Emirates won their first ever Youth Olympics medals.

Medal tableEdit

The Organising Committee is not keeping an official medal tally. The ranking in this table is based on information provided by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and is consistent with IOC convention in its published medal tables. By default, the table is ordered by the number of gold medals the athletes from a nation have won (in this context, a "nation" is an entity represented by a National Olympic Committee). The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze medals. If nations are still tied, equal ranking is given and they are listed alphabetically.

Two gold medals were awarded for a first-place tie in the Mixed BMX freestyle park event. No silver medal was awarded as a consequence. Two silver medals were awarded for a second-place tie in the Boys' 50 m butterfly swimming, Boys' IKA Twin Tip Racing and Girls' IKA Twin Tip Racing events. No bronze medal was awarded as a consequence.

On November 2019, Thailand gold medallist had tested positive for a banned substance, and the medal was stripped. As a result, Turkey was raised from a silver to gold medal, Uzbekistan from the bronze medal to silver and New Zealand received a bronze medal.[2]

In judo (9), karate (6) and taekwondo (10) two bronze medals are awarded in each event (25 additional bronze medals total). Additionally, two bronze medals were awarded for a third-place tie in the girls' 50 m butterfly swimming and girls' 50 m freestyle swimming events.

 
Medals and Mascots of the Games, delivered during Victory ceremonies to medal winners.
 
Boys' Sport Climbing combined event medal winners.
 
Golf Mixed team event medal winners.
 
Girls' Singles Tennis event medal winners.
 
Malaysian team celebrating its Boys' Field Hockey event win.
 
Weightlifting Boys' 69kg medal winners
 
Flags hoisted during the Weightlifting Girls' 53kg Victory ceremony.
 
Girls' Freestyle 73kg Wrestling Medallist Ceremony
 
Futsal match between Portugal and Chile. The Portuguese female team went on to win the gold medal later.

  *   Host nation (Argentina)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)29181259
2  China (CHN)189936
3  Japan (JPN)15121239
  Mixed-NOCs (MIX)13131339
4  Hungary (HUN)127524
5  Italy (ITA)11101334
6  Argentina (ARG)*116926
7  Iran (IRI)73414
8  United States (USA)65718
9  France (FRA)515727
10  Ukraine (UKR)57618
11  Australia (AUS)48416
12  Uzbekistan (UZB)45514
13  Thailand (THA)45211
14  Colombia (COL)43310
  Kazakhstan (KAZ)43310
16  Cuba (CUB)4026
17  India (IND)39113
18  Great Britain (GBR)34512
19  Germany (GER)3429
20  Mexico (MEX)33612
21  Czech Republic (CZE)33511
22  Egypt (EGY)32712
23  Sweden (SWE)3216
24  Greece (GRE)3126
25  New Zealand (NZL)3115
  South Africa (RSA)3115
27  Kenya (KEN)3104
28  Brazil (BRA)24713
29  Romania (ROU)2338
30  Belgium (BEL)2327
31  Turkey (TUR)22711
32  Slovenia (SLO)2259
33  Ethiopia (ETH)2248
34  Bulgaria (BUL)2226
35  Azerbaijan (AZE)2136
  Norway (NOR)2136
37  Denmark (DEN)2114
38  Vietnam (VIE)2103
39  Malaysia (MAS)2002
  Moldova (MDA)2002
  Qatar (QAT)2002
  Venezuela (VEN)2002
43  Morocco (MAR)1517
44  South Korea (KOR)14712
45  Georgia (GEO)1416
46  Spain (ESP)1359
47  Belarus (BLR)1337
48  Nigeria (NGR)1304
49  Ecuador (ECU)1225
50  Portugal (POR)1203
51  Austria (AUT)1179
52  Israel (ISR)1113
  Lithuania (LTU)1113
  Slovakia (SVK)1113
  Tunisia (TUN)1113
56  Saudi Arabia (KSA)1023
57  Armenia (ARM)1012
  Dominican Republic (DOM)1012
  Finland (FIN)1012
  Uganda (UGA)1012
61  Burundi (BDI)1001
  Iceland (ISL)1001
  Mauritius (MRI)1001
64  Algeria (ALG)0505
65  Canada (CAN)0369
66  Serbia (SRB)0235
67  Kyrgyzstan (KGZ)0213
  Mongolia (MGL)0213
69  Netherlands (NED)0156
70  Poland (POL)0134
71  Chinese Taipei (TPE)0123
  Croatia (CRO)0123
  Ireland (IRL)0123
  Puerto Rico (PUR)0123
  Switzerland (SUI)0123
76  Hong Kong (HKG)0112
  Jamaica (JAM)0112
  Zambia (ZAM)0112
79  Luxembourg (LUX)0101
  Philippines (PHI)0101
  Saint Lucia (LCA)0101
  United Arab Emirates (UAE)0101
83  Afghanistan (AFG)0011
  Eritrea (ERI)0011
  Estonia (EST)0011
  Honduras (HON)0011
  Indonesia (INA)0011
  Jordan (JOR)0011
  Kosovo (KOS)0011
  Macedonia (MKD)0011
  Niger (NIG)0011
  Pakistan (PAK)0011
  Sri Lanka (SRI)0011
Totals (93 nations)240241263744
Source: IOC


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peiris, Sudarshana (15 October 2018). "Parami wins Sri Lanka's maiden YOG medal". www.thepapare.com. Dialog Axiata. Retrieved 15 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Exclusive: Thai weightlifter loses Youth Olympics gold medal for doping". inside the games. 28 November 2019. Retrieved 29 November 2019.

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