Singapore Youth Olympics 2010

Ist Summer Youth Olympic Games
Youth Olympics 2010 Host city Singapore
Singapore Youth Olympics 2010 Nations participating 170 (estimated)
Singapore Youth Olympics 2010 Athletes participating 3,500 (estimated)
Singapore Youth Olympics 2010 Events 184 in 26 sports
Singapore Youth Olympics 2010 Opening ceremony August 14
Singapore Youth Olympics 2010 Closing ceremony August 26
Singapore Youth Olympics 2010 Stadium The Float at Marina Bay

Singapore Youth Olympics 2010

Singapore Youth Olympics 2010

In February 21, 2008, the International Olympic Committee declared that the 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games would be held in Singapore. The 2010 Summer Youth Olympics is the first Summer Youth Olympic Games. The duration of the Summer Youth Olympics is 13 days from August 14 to 26 in 2010. This is the 19th Olympiad of Olympic Games.

Summer Youth Olympics Bid Process

Five cities were selected for the short list. They were Athens (Greece), Bangkok (Thailand), Moscow (Russia), Singapore, and Turin (Italy). Singapore and Moscow were selected for the final list. International Olympic Committee declared that Singapore had won the right to conduct the 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games.

Summer Youth Olympics 2010 Bid Details

Singapore is the host of the 117th International Olympic Committee Session. Singapore prepared its first formal bid to conduct a multi-sport event of this scale. On October 16th, 2007, Singapore provided a high-publicity campaign and commenced the first official website, bid emblem, and a bid slogan “Blazing the Trail”. Singapore obtained local public support for the bid, and collected 1 million signatures from students in support of the games. More than 1500 entries were submitted for the logo competition of the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics.

At first, Singapore designed the high tech Youth Olympic Village in University Town of the NationalUniversity of Singapore. Later, the Youth Olympic Village was shifted to the National Institute of Education in Nanyang Technological University, Jurong West. The ‘Jurong West Sports and Recreation Centre’ will also provide outstandingly in the games. The plan has two new venues, the ‘Olympic Village’ and ‘Equestrian Complex’. 423 million dollars will be spent for the Olympic Village Plan at the University. The budget is 75.5 million dollars.

Summer Youth Olympics 2010 Accommodations

The Bid Committee will arrange 4,310 assured rooms in 36 hotels for accommodation. The International Olympic Committee Hotel is ‘The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore’. The Accommodation for Media and the MMC is at ‘The Marina Bay Sands’.

Summer Youth Olympics 2010 Transportation and infrastructure

Everything is a 30 minutes journey from all the competition and non-competition venues of the Youth Olympic Village (YOV), the Main Media Centre (MMC) and the Olympic Family hotels (OFH) in Singapore.

An Event Transport Operations Centre (ETOC) will arrange the transportation for Summer Youth Olympic Games venues.  
Singapore Changi Airport ha provided its service and linked itself with above 80 international airlines and 130 airports from Singapore. Currently, the Singapore Changi Airport has three main terminals, and a budget terminal.

Preparation for 2010 Summer Youth Olympics

Singapore has got some worldwide support for the Summer Youth Olympic Game's preparations. China expressed its desire to help Singapore in Summer Youth Olympic Games. The London Organizing Committee Chairman Lord Sebastian Coe said that the members, coaches and administrators of his committee would contribute to the event.

Summer Olympic 2010 Sports and Events

There are 27 sporting events in 36 disciplines including aquatics (diving and swimming), Cycling, Gymnastics (Artistic, Rhythmic and Trampoline) and Volley Ball (Indoor and Beach) in 2010 Singapore Youth Olympics.

  • Archery           
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Football/Soccer
  • Gymnastics
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Judo
  • Modern Pentathlon
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling

Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Venues

Totally 19 competition venues have been allocated for the Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games.

  1. Bishan Sports Hall
  2. Bishan Stadium
  3. Choa Chu Kang Stadium
  4. Jurong West Stadium
  5. Kallang Netball Centre
  6. Kallang Tennis Centre
  7. National Sailing Centre
  8. National Hockey Centre
  9. Singapore Indoor Stadium
  10. Singapore Sports School
  11. Singapore Turf Club Riding School
  12. SICEC
  13. Tampines Bike Park
  14. Toa Payoh Sports Hall
  15. Toa Payoh Swimming Complex
  16. East Coast Park
  17. Kallang Cricket Field
  18. Marina Reservoir
  19. Siloso Beac

Singapore Youth Olympic Games Advisory Committee Members

Position Member
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Chairman Ng Ser Miang
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Deputy Chairman Niam Chiang Meng
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Advisor Kelly Fairweather
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Chief Executive Officer Brigadier-General(NS) Goh Kee Nguan
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Alex Chan
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Chris Chan
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 GamesMember Chang Hwee Nee
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Patrick Daniel
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Kenny Eng
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Noel Hon
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Koh Seng Leong
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Kwek Leng Joo
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Asst. Prof C Kunalan
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Low Teo Ping
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Oon Jin Teik
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Michael Palmer
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Annabel Pennefather
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Shaun Seow
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Sim Gim Guan
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Dr Benedict Tan
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Dr Tan Eng Liang
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Josephine Teo Li Min
Singapore Youth Olympic 2010 Games Member Zainudin Nordin