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Argentina’s Men Take Youth Olympic Games Basketball 3×3 Gold in Front of Thousands at Urban Park in Downtown Buenos Aires. USA Win Women’s Event

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: ARGENTINA’S MEN TAKE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES BASKETBALL 3×3 GOLD IN FRONT OF THOUSANDS AT URBAN PARK IN DOWNTOWN BUENOS AIRES. USA WIN WOMEN’S EVENT

DATE: 17 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, Spanish

 

STORY SCRIPT:

There was an electric atmosphere in the Urban Park as Argentina took gold in men’s Basketball 3×3 at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2108.

They beat Belgium 20-15 in what was the perfect showcase for the IOC’s stated intention to take sport to the people rather than people having to go to the sport.

Thousands of fans crammed around the court in downtown Buenos Aires to watch the hosts crowned Youth Olympic Champions.

Slovenia claimed bronze with a 21-13 win over Ukraine.

In the women’s event, gold went to USA after they beat France 18-4 in a one-sided final.

Australia took bronze thanks to victory over China.

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