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Kyrgyzstanis win 5 medals at Youth Olympic Games

Kyrgyzstanis won five medals at the 3rd Youth Olympic Games.

The Games were held on October 6-18 in Buenos Aires (Argentina). At least 4,000 athletes from 206 countries participated in it. Kyrgyzstan was represented by 13 people. They won 3 silver and 2 bronze medals.

The fencer Hasan Baudunov won a bronze medal in the individual tournament and a silver medal at the team tournament (as a member of the national team of Asia and Oceania). Swimmer Denis Petrashov and wrestler Elmirbek Sadyrov took the second places in personal competitions. Judoka Sultan Zhenishbekov won a bronze medal as a member of Rio de Janeiro team.

In the medal standings presented on olympicchannel.com, Russia took the 1st place with 29 gold, 18 silver and 12 bronze medals. The next are China (18 + 9 + 9) and Japan (15 + 12 + 12). Kyrgyzstan takes the 67th place.

In 2010, Kyrgyzstanis won a gold and two bronze medals at the first Youth Olympic Games and took the 46th place in the medal standings. Four years later, they won a silver medal and became the 70th.