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Oct 11, 2018 11:04 AM IST | Economy

Watch athletes in action at the Youth Olympic Summer Games 2018

The third edition of Summer Youth Olympic Games is in full swing in the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires. The sporting event, which kicked off on October 6 and will culminate on October 18, witnesses the world's best athletes competing in 239 events such as weightlifting, gymnastics and swimming. With over 200 countries taking part, the event marks the start of young athletes’ career before they go on to bigger and better things. Here are some of the pictures of athletes in action:

In this photo provided by the OIS/IOC, Ukraine's Khrystyna Pohranychna, with Team Dong Dong, competes in the Rhythmic Gymnastics Ribbon Routine during the Gymnastic Multi-Discipline Team event in Youth Olympic Park at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Ivo Gonzalez/OIS/IOC via AP)
In this photo provided by the OIS/IOC, Ukraine's Khrystyna Pohranychna, with Team Dong Dong, competes in the Rhythmic Gymnastics Ribbon Routine during the Gymnastic Multi-Discipline Team event in Youth Olympic Park at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Ivo Gonzalez/OIS/IOC via AP)
Tomas Herrera and Felipe Modarelli from Argentina row in the men's pairs at The Diques Puerto Madero, during the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Joel Marklund/OIS/IOC via AP)
Tomas Herrera and Felipe Modarelli from Argentina row in the men's pairs at The Diques Puerto Madero, during the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Joel Marklund/OIS/IOC via AP)
Dareen Mahmoud Mohamed from Egypt, rows in EGY in the round 6 final E race in the rowing women's single sculls at Diques Puerto Madero, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Jonathan Nackstrand/OIS/IOC via AP)
Dareen Mahmoud Mohamed from Egypt, rows in EGY in the round 6 final E race in the rowing women's single sculls at Diques Puerto Madero, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Jonathan Nackstrand/OIS/IOC via AP)
Argentina’s Mariano “Broly” Carvajal, battles against Austria’s Anna “Ella” Thurner, right back, and Russia’s Sergei “Bumblebee” Chernyshev,<br />second right, in the Breaking Mixed Team Preliminaries at Parque Mujeres Argentinas, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Jonathan Nackstrand/OIS/IOC via AP)
Argentina’s Mariano “Broly” Carvajal, battles against Austria’s Anna “Ella” Thurner, right back, and Russia’s Sergei “Bumblebee” Chernyshev,
second right, in the Breaking Mixed Team Preliminaries at Parque Mujeres Argentinas, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Jonathan Nackstrand/OIS/IOC via AP)
Thailand’s Surasak Waenwiset tries a shot as Hungary’s Marcell Fenyvesi stands nearby, during their Beach Handball Men’s Tournament match in Tecnopolis Park, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. (Florian Eisele/OIS/IOC via AP)
Thailand’s Surasak Waenwiset tries a shot as Hungary’s Marcell Fenyvesi stands nearby, during their Beach Handball Men’s Tournament match in Tecnopolis Park, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. (Florian Eisele/OIS/IOC via AP)
Great Britain's Ellie Pryor snatches in the Weightlifting Women's 53kg Group A in the Asia Pavilion, at the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. (Ian Walton/OIS/IOC via AP)
Great Britain's Ellie Pryor snatches in the Weightlifting Women's 53kg Group A in the Asia Pavilion, at the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. (Ian Walton/OIS/IOC via AP)
Matija Moze of Slovakia competes in the Swimming Men's 200m breaststroke heat at the Natatorium in Youth Olympic Park during the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Simon Bruty/OIS/IOC via AP)
Matija Moze of Slovakia competes in the Swimming Men's 200m breaststroke heat at the Natatorium in Youth Olympic Park during the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Simon Bruty/OIS/IOC via AP)
Tabea Kuhnert of Germany rows in the Junior women's single sculls semifinal at the Diques Puerto Madero during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. ( Jonathan Nackstrand/OIS/IOC via AP)
Tabea Kuhnert of Germany rows in the Junior women's single sculls semifinal at the Diques Puerto Madero during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. ( Jonathan Nackstrand/OIS/IOC via AP)
New Zealand’s Maya Dickson serves in the Beach Volleyball Women's Preliminary - Pool G match against the Netherlands during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Jed Leicester/OIS/IOC via AP)
New Zealand’s Maya Dickson serves in the Beach Volleyball Women's Preliminary - Pool G match against the Netherlands during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Jed Leicester/OIS/IOC via AP)
India’s paddler Archana Girish Kamath eyes the ball in her Table Tennis Women's Singles Bronze Medal Match at Tecnopolis Park, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Gabriel Heusi/OIS/IOC via AP)
India’s paddler Archana Girish Kamath eyes the ball in her Table Tennis Women's Singles Bronze Medal Match at Tecnopolis Park, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Gabriel Heusi/OIS/IOC via AP)
Judoka Martin Bezdek of Czech Republic, team Athens, is thrown by Venezuelan Carlos Paez, team Beijing, as they compete in the Men's - 81 kg Judo Mixed Team Final at the Asia Pavilion, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Joel Marklund/OIS/IOC via AP)
Judoka Martin Bezdek of Czech Republic, team Athens, is thrown by Venezuelan Carlos Paez, team Beijing, as they compete in the Men's - 81 kg Judo Mixed Team Final at the Asia Pavilion, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Joel Marklund/OIS/IOC via AP)
Zarith Imaan Khalid of Malaysia performs on the beam as part of Team Nadia Comaneci in the Gymnastics Multi-Discipline Team Event at the Africa Pavilion, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Ivo Gonzalez/OIS/IOC via AP)
Zarith Imaan Khalid of Malaysia performs on the beam as part of Team Nadia Comaneci in the Gymnastics Multi-Discipline Team Event at the Africa Pavilion, during the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Ivo Gonzalez/OIS/IOC via AP)
Miu Hirano of Japan serves to Sun Yingsha of China during the gold medal table tennis women's match at the Youth Olympic Games Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Miu Hirano of Japan serves to Sun Yingsha of China during the gold medal table tennis women's match at the Youth Olympic Games Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
In this photo provided by the OIS/IOC, Italy's Giorgia Villa competes in the Women's Artistic Balance Beam Gymnastics qualification in Youth Olympic Park at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Ivo Gonzalez/OIS/IOC via AP)
In this photo provided by the OIS/IOC, Italy's Giorgia Villa competes in the Women's Artistic Balance Beam Gymnastics qualification in Youth Olympic Park at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Ivo Gonzalez/OIS/IOC via AP)
In this photo provided by the OIS/IOC, Britain's Adam Tobin, of Team Oksana Chusovitina, competes in the High Bar Multidiscipline Team Event at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Ivo Gonzalez/OIS/IOC via AP)
In this photo provided by the OIS/IOC, Britain's Adam Tobin, of Team Oksana Chusovitina, competes in the High Bar Multidiscipline Team Event at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Ivo Gonzalez/OIS/IOC via AP)
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