Eight silver circles! The mixed relay in Cycling brings Italy the 21st YOG medal
Second YOG medal from cycling, this time in silver. After the gold of the Female pairs, Sofia Beggin and Chiara Teocchi, with their teammates Federico Mandelli and Manuel Todaro, both from the province of Milan, they get second place in the mixed relay with the overall time of 17:31 behind the Team from the Czech Republic,... readmore
Double silver with Abdelaziz (parallel) and Fiorese (long). Stella, bronze in the 5.000 F.
We are only missing the gold. Today came another three medals at the Youth Olympic Games, two silvers with Iosra Abdelaziz (Artistic Gymnastics) on the uneven bars and Beatrice Fiorese (Athletics) in the women's long jump, and one bronze, that of Noemi Stella (Athletics) in the women's 5,000 metres. The gymnast from... readmore
Swimming concludes with bronze for Carini in the 200 Butterfly
At the Nanjing Olympic Sports Center Natatorium, on the final day of the swimming program, the young Italian went down into the water with five finalists, to try to end well. But only Giacomo Carini from Piacenza succeeded there, bronze in the 200m Butterfly with a time of 1:58:14, just behind the Hungarian pair Tamas... readmore
Beggin and Teocchi (Cycling), the early bird catches the worm! The other Azzurri in the race today
Beggin and Teocchi. The Azzurri cycling pair, Sofia Beggin and Chiara Teocchi, won the gold medal at the Youth Olympic Games at the end of an exciting competition that lasted five days. The YOG program included, in fact, a team competition determined by the sum of four different specialty races: Mountain Bike (80 pt. XCO -... readmore
Renato Paratore, the first Olympian of Golf. Carminucci (Judo) Silver for the Mixed Team
Il Golf made his debut in the Olympic youth program, two years ahead of the Games in Rio de Janeiro, and winning is an Italian destined, therefore, to make history in this discipline. Renato Paratore from Rome was awarded this morning, the individual gold medal in the trial of 54 holes (Stroke play) with a total score of... readmore
Italy gains 13 medals with Soldati (silver team in Triathlon). Azzurri today in field.
After 5 days of competition at YOG, Italia Team gains the medal number 13. In his birthday (17 years old) friulan Giulio Soldati wins the silver medal of Triathlon with team Europa3 in relay race of mixed team continents. Supervised by coach Alessandro Bottoni, the first italian triathlete to compete at Olympic Games with... readmore
Shower of YOG medals with Esposito, Quadarella, the FS/M (Swimming) relay and Crovari (Fencing)
The journey of the Italia Team at the Youth Olympic Games continues at a very encouraging pace. After that of Simone Sabbioni and Nicolangelo Di Fabio, today came another double gold in swimming, this time all female. Simona Quadarella from Rome (Aniene Rowing Club), while competing in the slow heat for an entry time of... readmore
On the second day Italy is fourth in the YOG medal count
After two days of competition Italy with 4 medals (2 O. - 1 A - 1 B) is in fourth place in the medal table of the Youth Olympic Games, behind China, Russia and Hungary. Beyond the podium these are other placings of the azzurri on 18 August:In Fencing, épée, Riccardo Abate from Piedmont went out in the sixteenths against... readmore
Swimming - Sabbioni and Di Fabio, a double gold medal!
After a bad start, there have been a medals raining on the italian team at Youth Olympic Games. With a double gold win, The italian junior swimmers stole the show from the european championships in Berlin. Simone Sabbioni from Rimini won the gold medal in 100 back, tied with russian Evgeny Rylon (54.24) doing better than... readmore
The Italian team debuts with no medals at the YOG
First day of competition at the Youth Olympic Games with no medals for the Italia Team. Fencing - Claudia Borella out for 4 in the women's foil. After having got through the round to the group stage (5th) and the eighth with the Canadian Jenny Zhao (15-6), the 16 year old of the A.S. Comini of Padua, daughter of... readmore