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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

Host: Singapore

Date: 2010

Motto: Blazing the Trail

Participating Countries: 205

Athletes: 3531

Fields: 26

Events: 201


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.

Iranian Medalists:


1.      Mr. Kaveh Rezaei (Taekwondo)

2.      Mr. Alireza Kazeminezhad (Weight-lifting)


1.      Mr. Mohammad Soleimani (Taekwondo)

2.      Mr. Mehran Sheikhi (Free Style Wrestling)


1.      Mr. Yousof Ghaderian (Roman Wrestling)

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