Rogge says Youth Olympics to have better athletes

Aug 27, 2010 Full story: www.washingtonpost.com

Better athletes will be coming to the next Youth Olympics, IOC president Jacques Rogge said Thursday.

The Youth Olympics, which closed Thursday, were dominated by China, which won 30 gold medals and 51 overall. Russia was second with 19 gold medals and South Korea was third with 11.

The United States won only four gold medals, and U.S. Olympic Committee chief executive Scott Blackmun said earlier this week that scheduling conflicts had kept some top American athletes from competing in Singapore.

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Since: Sep 07

Moscow, Russia

#1 Aug 27, 2010
Absolutely shameful result for the United States...

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