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2018 Youth Olympic Games

The Youth Olympic Games Nomination Criteria is currently under review. Please note: there may be some alterations made to the Nomination Criteria (previously published 15 November). 

More information (including an amended Nomination Policy, if applicable) will be published on this page soon. Online Nominations will reopen once the Nomination Criteria has been republished. 


The 2018 Youth Olympic Games will be held in Buenos Aires. ARG from 6-18 October 2018. 

The nomination policy was approved by the AOC on 15th November and is available by clicking the button to the right. All athletes that wish to be considered for this team must complete the nomination form by Sunday 18th March 2018.

For more information on this Championship, please follow this link to the Youth Olympic Games official site for the event.

The Youth Olympic Games is an under 18 event, athletes born in 2001 & 2002 will be eligible for nomination. 

The following events will be contested at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games:

 100m  100m
 200m  200m 
 400m  400m
 800m  800m
 1500m*  1500m*
 3000m*  3000m*
 2000m Steeplechase  *           2000m Steeplechase*
 110m Hurdles  100m Hurdles
 400m Hurdles  400m Hurdles
 5,000m Race Walk  5,000m Race Walk
 High Jump  High Jump
 Pole Vault  Pole Vault
 Long Jump  Long Jump
 Triple Jump  Triple Jump
 Shot Put  Shot Put
 Discus Throw  Discus Throw
 Hammer Throw  Hammer Throw
 Javelin Throw   Javelin Throw 

*The 1500, 3000 & 2000SC events will consist of two stages. Athletes will compete in their track event as well as a cross country event (4-6km).

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