Within a month, Argentina will begin to enjoy the largest multi-sport event in its history: the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games.
From October 6 to 18, the city will dress up as a party and we will tell you everything you need to know about this great event.
A total of 4,012 athletes between 15 and 18 years old will represent 206 different countries. This means that all the nations that make up the International Olympic Committee will be present at the meeting. In addition, for the first time in history there will be an equal number of male and female athletes.
The number of judokas that will compete will be 97 and for panamerica we will have 11 countries and 23 competitors.
The Olympic program of Buenos Aires 2018 will be made up of 32 sports and 36 disciplines. Karate, sport climbing, breaking, speed skating on wheels, futsal, kiteboarding, beach handball and BMX Freestyle will have their debut in this edition of the Youth Games.
In addition to these last mentioned, the rest of the list will be completed as follows: athletics, badminton, 3 × 3 basketball, beach volleyball, boxing, boating, cycling (BMX racing, BMX freestyle and a combined event that will include cycling en route and mountain bike), equestrian, fencing, artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, golf, hockey 5, judo, weightlifting, Olympic wrestling, swimming, modern pentathlon, rowing, rugby sevens, jumps, taekwondo, tennis, table tennis, Archery, sport shooting, triathlon, sailing (windsurfer, kiteboarding and nacre 15).
In judo, there will be 8 categories:
The Olympic Village
Built in Villa Soldati in a space of 3.5 hectares, this small city has 31 buildings of up to eight floors, which provide 1,200 homes of two and three environments.
The main one will be the Olympic Youth Park, located next to the Olympic Village, which will house a total of 17 disciplines including judo.
The Green Park, in the Lakes of Palermo, the Urban Park, in Puerto Madero, and the Technopolis Park will be the scene of six sports each.
In addition, the Hurlingham Club, the San Isidro Athletic Club, the San Isidro Nautical Club and the Paseo de la Costa will host one discipline each, with the exception of the latter, where two will be developed.
Judo competitors for Panamerica
|1||-66 kg||BRAVO BLANCO|
|2||-52 kg||ACOSTA BATTE|
|1||-81 kg||HARRISON AYARZA|
|1||-52 kg||HUAYHUAMEZA ORNETA|
|2||-52 kg||COLON RODRIGUEZ|