Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games
The Youth Olympic Games is the world’s largest multi-sport event for high-performance young athletes, that aims at inspiring athletes to embrace the Olympic values of RESPECT, FRIENDSHIP, AND EXCELLENCE.
The event, promoted by the the International Olympic Committee (COI), gathers young athletes aged between 15 and 18. It is held every four years; it has two editions, winter and summer, which are held every two years alternately.
Off the sports field, athletes also participate with spectators in various educational and cultural activities that promote Olympism.
Buenos Aires 2018 will take sports to areas of the city where people usually get together.
The Youth Olympic Games shall be held in four theme parks located in different parts of the city. Each one of them will combine official sport competitions, sport events and cultural and educational activities for athletes, trainers, young people, families and the local and international community.