By: Hsieh Ching-wen and Evelyn Kao
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct. 6 (CNA) A team representing Taiwan paraded into the
opening ceremony of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games held at the iconic Obelisk on Saturday.
This was the first opening ceremony to have taken place outside a stadium and to be open to the general public.
The Obelisk of Buenos Aires is a national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires. It is located in the middle of the city’s 140-meter-wide July 9 Avenue, which is the world’s widest avenue.
The 12-day games attract 4,000 athletes aged 15-18 from 206 countries and areas who will compete in 32 sports events. [FULL STORY]