Israel’s Youth Olympic team visits the rebuilt headquarters of the AMIA Jeiwsh center in Buenos Aires on October 19, 2018. (Israeli embassy Buenos Aires)

“Gold Medal… Silver… Bronze… for Israel” was announced at the awards ceremony of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Shortly after the opening of the games, Israel saw its first medal Gold Medal. Fifteen-year-old swimmer Anastasia Gorbenko stopped the clock at 2:12:88 in the 200-meter combined event, setting a new record for Israel in that category.

On the second day of competitions, Israel saw its second medal awarded to Denis Loktev, 18 years old, in the 200m freestyle category, who scored 1:49:20 to get the Bronze,

The last medal went to the acrobatic pair of Yonatan Friedman (15)and Noa Kazdo (14)respectively, who won the Silver Medal in the final round of the category of mixed couples. , when reaching a total of 27.590 points in the three rounds of the competition.

Seven girls and twelve boys represented Israel in this year’s games.

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