In the Argentine capital Buenos Aires ended with a solemn closing ceremony of the III summer Youth Olympic games in 2018, which was held from 6 to October 18.
After watching highlights of the events and movies held a parade of flag bearers of the teams participating in the III summer Youth Olympic games in 2018, according to ukrinform.ua.
To carry the flag of Ukraine had the honor of two-time champion of the youth Olympic games in Buenos Aires in fencing Catherine Black.
The head of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach in his speech expressed gratitude to all participants of the competition: “this competition was memorable. I Express my gratitude to the organizers. Special thanks to the athletes who showed good desire to win.”
The culmination of the event was the handover of the Olympic torch Senegal, which will host the fourth summer Youth Olympic games in 2022. Game Senegal will be the first Olympic event to be held in Africa.
We will remind, the national team has finished performance at the III Youth Olympic games in 2018 in tenth place in overall medal standings. In General, the young athletes won 23 awards: seven gold, eight silver and eight bronze medals.