How to follow the 2018 Youth Olympics - British Gymnastics

How to follow the 2018 Youth Olympics

Youth Olympics gymnasts
This weekend the 2018 Youth Olympics gets underway in Buenes Aires, Argentina, with six GB gymnasts competing.

The Games run from the 6th to the 18th October with a total of 42 athletes from GB competing. The team consists of athletes aged between 14 and 18 years old, with the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) playing a crucial role in the development of young athletes from the United Kingdom and across the world.

Competing in the gymnastics events will be acrobatic mixed pair Clyde Gembickas and Sophia Imrie-Gale, trampoline gymnasts Andrew Stamp and Jessica Clarke and artistic gymnasts Amelie Morgan and Adam Tobin.

The event is live and on-demand on OlympicChannel.com, and you can watch daily live coverage via the BBC red button and BBC Sport website from 14:00 BST each day and highlights from 08:00 BST each day.

Team GB will be providing updates, action clips, news medal alerts and behind-the-scenes footage from Great Britain’s athletes at the games. You can find all you need to know by visiting the Team GB website.

On the official event website, you can also see the full schedule for the:
Acrobatic competitions
Trampoline competitions
Artistic competitions

Buenos Aires 2018 is expected to welcome just under 4,000 of the world’s best young athletes from 206 nations for the third edition of the Games following Singapore 2010 and Nanjing 2014.

The Games will also make history through its commitment to gender equality by becoming the first Olympic event to host the same number of male and female athletes with 1,999 of each set to compete in Argentina.

Good luck to all of the GB team competing in Argentina.

Team GB gymnasts:
Clyde Gembickas, aged 18, trains at Bromley Valley Gymnastics Centre, from Bromley, Kent
Sophia Imrie-Gale, aged 14, trains at Bromley Valley Gymnastics Centre, from Petts Wood, Kent
Adam Tobin, aged 17, trains at Falcons Gym Academy, from Bideford, Devon
Amelie Morgan, aged 15, trains at The Academy, from Portishead, Somerset
Andrew Stamp, aged 16, trains at Northamptonshire Trampoline Gymnastics Academy, from Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Jessica Clarke, aged 16, trains at Activ8 Trampoline Club, from Birmingham, West Midlands

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