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Chronological summary of the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics

CalendarEdit

 ●  Opening ceremony  ●  Event competitions  ●  Event finals  ●  Closing ceremony
August 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th Total
gold
medals
Ceremonies
Aquatics (Diving) 1 1 1 1 4
Aquatics (Swimming) 3 8 4 7 3 9 34
Archery 1 1 1 3
Athletics 12 12 12 36
Badminton 2 2
Basketball 2 2
Boxing 11 11
Canoeing 3 3 6
Cycling 1 1
Equestrian 1 1 2
Fencing 2 2 2 1 7
Field hockey 1 1 2
Football 1 1 2
Gymnastics (Artistic) 1 1 5 5 12
Gymnastics (Rhythmic) 2 2
Gymnastics (Trampoline) 2 2
Handball 2 2
Judo 3 3 2 1 9
Modern Pentathlon 1 1 1 3
Rowing 4 4
Sailing 4 4
Shooting 1 1 1 1 4
Table tennis 2 1 3
Taekwondo 2 2 2 2 2 10
Tennis 1 3 4
Triathlon 1 1 1 3
Volleyball (Indoor) 2 2
Weightlifting 2 2 3 3 1 11
Wrestling 5 4 5 14
Total gold medals 15 19 16 18 11 14 26 27 20 6 26 3 201
Cumulative gold medals 15 34 50 68 79 93 119 146 166 172 198 201

Pre-GamesEdit

2001

July 2007

21 January 2008

21 February 2008

2 August 2008

21 November 2009

30 May 2010

  • Everyone, the official theme song of the Games, written by local producer Ken Lim and sung by five artistes from the five continents, premiered worldwide.[8]

23 July 2010

  • The first ever Youth Olympic Flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece, beginning the round-the-world journey spanning the five continents up till 5 August.[9]

5 August 2010

  • The Youth Olympic Flame (JYOF) arrived in Singapore ahead of the Games to be held nine days later. The torch will travel for six days around the island country.[10]

GamesEdit

12 August 2010

Day 1 (August 14)Edit

Opening ceremony
  • The Olympic cauldron was lit by Singaporean sailor Darren Choy,[11][12] signalling the commencement of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games.

Day 2 (August 15)Edit

Triathlon

Day 3 (August 16)Edit

Taekwondo
  • Host nation Singapore received its first medal at the Youth Olympics when taekwondo exponent Daryl Tan entered the semi-finals, virtually guaranteeing him a bronze medal at the least.[14]

Day 4 (August 17)Edit

Weightlifting

Day 5 (August 18)Edit

Day 6 (August 19)Edit

Archery
  • Korean archer Kwak Ye Ji broke the outdoor junior women's world record with a score of 670 in the 70m (72 arrows) ranking round, breaking the previous record of 666 set compatriot Um Hye-Rang in 2001, and was three points away from the Olympic record set by Ukrainian Lina Herasymenko.[16]

Day 7 (August 20)Edit

Day 8 (August 21)Edit

Day 9 (August 22)Edit

Day 10 (August 23)Edit

Day 11 (August 24)Edit

Day 12 (August 25)Edit

Day 13 (August 26)Edit

Closing ceremony held at The Float@Marina Bay.

Post-GamesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rogge wants Youth Olympic Games". BBC News. 2007-03-19. 
  2. ^ a b http://en.beijing2008.cn/news/official/ioc/n214106925.shtml
  3. ^ http://www.gamesbids.com/eng/index.php?news=1200917900
  4. ^ http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/330241/1/.html
  5. ^ http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/364499/1/.html
  6. ^ http://archive.is/20120910000246/http://www.singapore2010.sg/public/sg2010/en/en_news/en_media_releases/en_20091121_mascot_debut.html
  7. ^ http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1019684/1/.html
  8. ^ http://archive.is/20120909133344/http://www.singapore2010.sg/public/sg2010/en/en_news/en_media_releases/en_20100527_everyone_an_anthem_for_youth_around_the_world.html
  9. ^ http://www.gamesbids.com/eng/youth_olympic_bids/other_youth_olympic_news/1216135274.html
  10. ^ http://www.gamesbids.com/eng/youth_olympic_bids/other_youth_olympic_news/1216135293.html
  11. ^ Ngoo, Irene (14 August 2010). "YOG opening ceremony, Part 1". The Straits Times. Retrieved 14 August 2010. 
  12. ^ Ngoo, Irene (14 August 2010). "YOG opening ceremony, Part 2". The Straits Times. Retrieved 14 August 2010. 
  13. ^ Casey, Michael (15 August 2010). "Japan's Sato wins first gold in Youth Olympics". USA Today. Associated Press. Archived from the original on 15 August 2010. Retrieved 15 August 2010. 
  14. ^ http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Sport/Story/STIStory_567014.html
  15. ^ http://archive.is/20120912010024/http://www.singapore2010.sg/public/sg2010/en/en_news/en_stories/en_20100817_golden_girl_deng_wei-_sets_junior_world_record.html
  16. ^ http://archive.is/20120912025239/http://www.singapore2010.sg/public/sg2010/en/en_news/en_stories/en_20100819_daily_wrap_junior_womens_archery_world_record_shattered_in_singapore.html

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