Taiwan participates in opening of Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/10/07
By: Hsieh Ching-wen and Evelyn Kao

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct. 6 (CNA) A team representing Taiwan paraded into the

Tang Chih-chun (湯智鈞)

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]

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