The Indian contingent at Summer Olympic Games 2018 has put on their best show in terms of medals won at Buenos Aires 2018. After winning the historic first-ever Gold medal at the Youth Games, India have managed to pull-off stunning victories in other events too. If you are looking for the latest medal tally of the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games, then you can find the country-wise medal list of top 10 countries, below. Jeremy Lalrinnunga Bags Gold Medal in Weightlifting for India at 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
Currently, the Indian contingent has won a total of 12 medals in which they secured three Gold, 8 Silver, and a Bronze medal. The Indian team is on the 15th spot in the latest medal standings with Russia, China, and Japan occupying the top three positions. Archana Kamath Enters Girl’s Singles Table Tennis Semifinals at Youth Olympics 2018.
Earlier at the Games, Meerut-based Saurabh brought laurels to the country after the shooter won a Gold medal in 10-meter air-pistol event on Wednesday. India is currently at the 8th position in the latest medal tally at Summer Youth Olympics Games 2018.
After a spectacular opening ceremony on October 6, Buenos Aires 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games is all set to begin its sporting action on Sunday. Argentina multi-sport tournament welcomed 4000 young athletes aged 15 to 18 from over 200 countries around the world to compete in 241 medal events across 32 sports. Indian contingent who is vying for an elusive gold medal at Youth Olympics is also hoping for a better ranking in medal tally and standings. We will bring to you the updated Youth Olympic Games 2018 medal tally and team standings with country-wise medal list, current positions once medal events begin. 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games: Manu Bhaker Leads the List of Indian Athletes Participating in Buenos Aires Youth Olympics.
On Saturday, the colourful opening ceremony kicked off the competition with a bang at Obelisco de Buenos Aires. Flag-bearers of respective countries leading their contingents, energetic performances and an overall positive atmosphere has set the tempo of this edition of Youth Olympic Games. Buenos Aires 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games, this year’s third major multi-sport event is scheduled to take place from October 6 to October 18. This is the third edition of Youth Olympic Games and a first to take place outside the Asian continent. The first two events took place at Singapore in 2010 and at Nanjing, China in 2014.
China has been on the leader-board in the past two editions. In 2014 Summer Youth Olympics medal table, they topped with 65 total medals including 38 gold, 13 silver and 14 bronze. In 2010 Summer Youth Olympics medal table, they were again first with 51 medals including 30 gold, 16 silver and five bronze. Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, Australia, United States, France and Mixed-NOCs (MIX) form the top-10 in the team standings. India at Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games: Manu Bhaker to Saurabh Chaudhary, Meet Medal Hopes at Summer Youth Olympics in Argentina.
Buenos Aires 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games Medal Tally and Standings:
Youth Olympic Games 2018 Medal Table Updated Till Oct 14 at 05:05 pm IST. Full Medal Table and Team Standings Can Be Checked On Buenos Aires 2018 Official Website Here.
Coming to India’s performance at the Youth Olympic Games, it has been average in the two outings so far. In 2010, the contingent had won a total of eight medals (6 silver and two bronze), and in the next edition of the quadrennial event, they picked just two medals – one silver and one bronze. For Buenos Aires 2018, India has sent their largest-ever, a strong 68-member contingent including 47 medals who will be eyeing gold medals in 13 sports.
Among the favourites to clinch gold from India is its flag-bearer at the opening ceremony, 16-year-old Manu Bhaker. The Jhajjar girl has had a phenomenal year when she won the Commonwealth Games gold medal at the Gold Coast, Australia. She also has gold medals in ISSF World Cup. The second name is that of Saurabh Chaudhary who is Asian Games 2018 gold medallist. We also have Mehuli Ghosh, who has won silver medals in CWG and 2018 ISSF World Shooting Championships. There are potential medal winners in other disciplines like weightlifting, wrestling and badminton from India.