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Advocacy and the Olympic Games

Youth Olympic Games

Kiteboarding has been included in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Sailing, as the only sport in the Youth Olympic Games, has been granted an addition medal to allow for gender separate competitions in kiteboarding for boys and girls.

In total, 12 boys and 12 girls will be able to compete in Buenos Aires:

  • One participant of each gender from each continent
    • Africa
    • Asia
    • Europe
    • North America
    • Oceania
    • South America
  • plus the best 4 competitors drawn from the 2018 World Championships
  • plus one competitor from Argentina
  • plus one tri-partite participant selected by the IOC

More information including the qualification system, equipment limitations and formats can be found at http://twintipracing.com/tt-r-yog-format

 

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