Iran in Summer Youth Olympic Games
Youth Olympic Games
The Youth Olympic Games, shortened to YOG is held every 4 years in
which all juniors within the age range of 14 to 18 participate after being
qualified and achieving the quota.
The 1st Youth Olympic Games
Motto: Blazing the
Participating Countries: 205
Iranian delegation was sent to the event with 52 athletes (31 boys
& 21 girls) in the following fields:
Archery, Shooting, Basketball, Athletics, Boxing, Rowing, Football,
Judo, Swimming, Taekwondo, Volleyball, Weight-lifting and Wrestling leading to
5 medals (2 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze) placing 26th in table.
In the course of the games, totaling 622 medals, 202 golds - 199
silvers and 221 bronzes were awarded to winners.
Mr. Kaveh Rezaei (Taekwondo)
Mr. Alireza Kazeminezhad
Mr. Mohammad Soleimani (Taekwondo)
Mr. Mehran Sheikhi (Free Style
Mr. Yousof Ghaderian (Roman