2020-07-16

International Olympic Committee:2022 Dakar Youth Olympics postponed until 2026

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International Olympic Committee screenshot from the official website.

Zhongxin client July 16th local time on the 15th, the official website of the International Olympic Committee released news that it was originally scheduled from October to November 2022 in the capital of Senegal Dakar will hold the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games until 2026.

The International Olympic Committee wrote:”The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics has forced many international sports events to be postponed. Postponement of Green The Olympic Games will allow the International Olympic Committee, National and Regional Olympic Committees, and international sports organizations more time to formulate their next plans.”

International Olympic Committee At the same time, said that postponing the event will also allow Senegal to have more time to prepare.

The Youth Olympic Games is a comprehensive sports event set by the International Olympic Committee for young people between 14 and 18 years old. The first Youth Olympic Games was held in Singapore in 2010. In 2014, the Youth Olympic Games landed in Nanjing, China. In 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina successfully hosted the third Youth Olympic Games. It is worth mentioning that the Dakar Youth Olympic Games will be the first Olympic comprehensive event to be held on the African continent. (End)