Buenos Aires 2018

Buenos Aires 2018 is the third edition of the summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the premier international event for young athletes ages 15 to 18 to compete at the highest level while providing valuable skills and experiences for their future careers.
Off the field of play, there is an interactive programme of workshops to provide the athletes with skills and experiences for them to share with their friends, families and communities, to be true champions in and out of competition.
Some of the biggest names in sport help raise the profile of the YOG through promotional campaigns and meeting with the athletes during the Games. Argentinian hockey legend Luciana Aymar is our first Ambassador for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

Key facts and figures
Dates: 1 to 12 October 2018
Number of National Olympic Committees competing: 206
Athletes: 3,800
More than 200 medal events
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December 6, 2015

Hockey legend Luciana Aymar announced as Youth Olympic Games Ambassador for Buenos Aires 2018

Field hockey legend Luciana Aymar is announced as first Ambassador for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games and says it’s China’s game plan that will make them difficult for Argentina to beat this week at the World League Finals. The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all...

  • December 6, 2015

    Hockey legend Luciana Aymar announced as Youth Olympic Games Ambassador for Buenos Aires 2018