The 2018 Youth Olympic Games countdown is on!
When do they start?
The Opening Ceremony will take place October 6th, competitions will begin October 7th and run through October 18th.
Elite sporting teenagers from around the world will descend upon Buenos Aires to test themselves against their peers.
Former participants include snowboarder Chloe Kim, boxer Joseph Parker, diving’s Tom Daley and Spanish badminton Olympic champion Carolina Marin.
When and where is YOG?
The Buenos Aires 2018 opening ceremony will be on October 6th and the event will finish October 18th.
Argentina is known for its love of dance and the opening ceremony will fully embrace its energetic, Latin spirit.
More than half a million spectators are expected to attend the street-party style opener at Buenos Aires’ famous obelisk landmark.
The action in Buenos Aires will be spread across four main locations: Urban Park, Tecnopolis Park, Green Park and the Youth Olympic Park.
In addition to sports facilities, each park will feature a mixture of artistic, musical and educational activities for fans.
The stand-alone venues include the Hurlingham Club for golf, while BMX and roller speed skating will be hosted by the Paseo de la Costa.
Sailing medals will be decided at at the Club Nautico San Isidro, and rugby sevens at the nearby Club Atletico San Isidro Sede La Boya.