The mascot of Nanjing 2014 "NANJINGLELE" derives from a prestigious specialty of the host city, known as the "riverstone". The graphic design of the mascot takes an imitation of the typical shape and appearance of this stone but in a creative...

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NANJINGLELE in Sport

Diving

Time & Venue:

It will be held in the Natatorium of Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre from 23 to 27 August, 2014.

Events:

Five events including two men’s events, two women’s events and one mixed team event.

Number of Athletes:

Forty-eight athletes including 24 males and 24 females.

Medals:

Athletes and teams that win the first three places in the individual and team events will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Swimming

Time & Venue:

It will be held in the Natatorium of Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre from 17 to 22 August, 2014.

Events:

There are 36 events in total, including 17 women’s events, 17 men’s events and two mixed team events.

Number of Athletes:

Approximately 400 athletes.

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Archery

Time & Venue:

The Archery events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Archery Field of the Fangshan Sports Training Base from 22 to 26 August, 2014.

Events:

One men’s event, one women’s event and one mixed team event.

Number of Athletes:

64 athletes including 32 males and 32 females.

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in the individual and team events will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Rugby

Time & Venue:

The Rugby events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Rugby Field of Youth Olympic Sports Park from 17 to 20 August, 2014.

Events:

Two events including a men’s event and a women’s event.

Number of Athletes:

144 athletes including 72 males and 72 females

Medals:

Athletes and teams that win the first three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Badminton

Time & Venue:

The Badminton events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Nanjing Sport Institute Gymnasium from 17 to 22 August, 2014.

Events:

Three events including a men’s single event, a women’s single event and a mixed double event.

Number of Athletes:

64 athletes including 32 males and 32 females.

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

3-3 Basketball

Time & Venue:

The 3-3 Basketball events will be held in the Basketball Arena of the Wutaishan Sports Centre from 18 to 26 August, 2014.

Events:

Four events including a men’s team event, a men’s individual event, a women’s team event and a women’s individual event.

Number of Athletes:

There are 160 athletes in total, including 20 competition teams and 80 athletes for men’s and women’s team events.

Medals:

The top three competition teams will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Boxing

Time & Venue:

The Boxing events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Nanjing International Expo Centre from 23 to 27 August, 2014.

Events:

Ten categories for men’s events and three categories for women’s events.

Number of Athletes:

78 athletes including 60 males and 18 females

Medals:

 Athletes and teams that win the first three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Canoe-Kayak

Time & Venue:

The Canoe-Kayak events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Nanjing Rowing-Canoeing School from 23 to 27 August, 2014.

Events:

Eight events including four men’s events and four women’s events.

Number of Athletes:

64 athletes including 34 males and 30 females

Medals:

Athletes and teams that win the first three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Cycling

Time & Venue:

It will be held in the Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park and the Laoshan National Forest Park from 17 to 24 August, 2014.

Events:

A men’s team event, a women’s team events and an international mixed team event relay (two male athletes and two female athletes in each team).

Number of Athletes:

128 athletes in total

Medals:

The top three teams of each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Equestrian

Time & Venue:

The Equestrian events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Xinzhuang Equestrian Venue from 19 to 24 August, 2014.

Events:

Two events including a team event and one individual event.

Number of Athletes:

30 athletes in total

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Fencing

Time & Venue:

It will be held in the Nanjing International Expo Centre from 17 to 20 August, 2014.

Events:

Seven events including three men’s individual events, epee, foil and sabre; three women’s individual events, epee, foil and saber and a mixed continental team event.

Number of Athletes:

75 athletes in total

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Football

Time & Venue:

The Football events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Jiangning Sports Centre and the Wutaishan Sports Centre from 14 to 27 August, 2014.

Events:

Two events including a men’s event (six teams) and a women’s event (six teams).

Number of Athletes:

216 athletes including 108 males and 108 females

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Golf

Time & Venue:

It will be held in the Nanjing Zhongshan International Golf Club from 19 to 26 August, 2014.

Events:

Three events including a men’s event, a women’s event and a mixed team event.

Number of Athletes:

64 athletes including 32 males and 32 females

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in the individual and team events will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Artistic Gymnastics

Time & Venue:

The Artistic events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium from 17 to 24 August, 2014.

Events:

14 events including eight men’s events and six women’s events

Number of Athletes:

108 athletes in total

Medals:

Athletes that finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Rhythmic Gymnastics

Time & Venue:

The Rhythmic events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium from 26 to 27 August, 2014.

Events:

Women’s individual all-around and women’s group competition.

Number of Athletes:

48 athletes in total

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Handball

Time & Venue:

The Handball events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Jiangning Sports Centre Gymnasium from 20 to 25 August, 2014.

Events:

Two events including a men’s event and a women’s event.

Number of Athletes:

168 athletes including 84 males and 84 females

Medals:

The top three teams of each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Hockey

Time & Venue:

The Hockey events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Hockey Field of the Youth Olympic Sports Park from 17 to 27 August, 2014.

Events:

Two events including a men’s event and a women’s event.

Number of Athletes:

180 athletes including 90 males and 90 females

Medals:

 The top three teams of each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Judo

Time & Venue:

The Judo events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Nanjing Longjiang Gymnasium from 17 to 21 August, 2014.

Events:

Four categories for men’s individual events; four categories for women’s individual events and the mixed team events.

Number of Athletes:

104 athletes including 52 males and 52 females

Medals:

The top three athletes or teams of each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals (tie for the third and fourth place) respectively.

Modern Pentathlon

Time & Venue:

It will be held in the Nanjing International Expo Centre and the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre from 22 to 26 August, 2014.

Events:

Three events including a men’s event, a women’s event and a mixed team relay event.

Number of Athletes:

48 athletes including 24 males and 24 females

Medals:

Athletes and teams that win the first three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Rowing

Time & Venue:

The Rowing events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Nanjing Rowing-Canoeing School from 17 to 20 August, 2014.

Events:

Four events including two men’s events and two women’s events.

Number of Athletes:

96 athletes including 48 males and 48 females.

Medals:

The top three teams of each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Rugby

Time & Venue:

The Rugby events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Rugby Field of Youth Olympic Sports Park from 17 to 20 August, 2014.

Events:

Two events including a men’s event and a women’s event.

Number of Athletes:

144 athletes including 72 males and 72 females

Medals:

Athletes and teams that win the first three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Sailing

Time & Venue:

The Sailing events of Second Youth Olympic Games are to be held in the Nanjing Jinniu Lake Sailing Venue from 18 to 23 August, 2014.

Events:

Four events including two men’s events and two women’s events.

Number of Athletes:

100 athletes including 50 males and 50 females

Medals:

Athletes that finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Shooting

Time & Venue:

The Shooting events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Fangshan Sports Training Base from 17 to 22 August, 2014.

Events:

Six events including two men’s events, two women’s events and two mixed team events.

Number of Athletes:

80 athletes including 40 males and 40 females

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Table Tennis

Time & Venue:

The Table Tennis events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Wutaishan Gymnasium from 17 to 23 August, 2014.

Events:

Three events including a men’s individual event, a women’s individual event and a mixed team event.

Number of Athletes:

64 athletes including 32 males and 32 females.

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Taekwondo

Time & Venue:

It will be held in the Nanjing International Expo Centre from 17 to 21 August, 2014.

Events:

Five categories for men’s events, five categories for women’s events.

Number of Athletes:

100 athletes including 50 males and 50 females

Medals:

The top three athletes or teams of each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals (tie for the third and fourth place) respectively.

Tennis

Time & Venue:

The Tennis events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the China Tennis Institute from 17 to 24 August, 2014.

Events:

Five events including a men’s single event, a women’s single event, a men’s double event, a women’s double event and a mixed double event.

Number of Athletes:

64 athletes including 32 males and 32 females

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Triathlon

Time & Venue:

It will be held in the Nanjing Xuanwu Lake Triathlon Venue from 17 to 21 August, 2014.

Events:

Three events including a men’s event, a women’s event and a mixed team event.

Number of Athletes:

64 athletes including 32 males and 32 females

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in the individual and mixed team events will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Beach Volleyball

Time & Venue:

The Beach Volleyball events of Second Youth Olympic Game will be held in the Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park from 17 to 27 August, 2014.

Events:

Two events including a men’s event and a women’s event.

Number of Athletes:

144 athletes including 72 males and 72 females.

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Weightlifting

Time & Venue:

The Weightlifting events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Nanjing International Expo Centre from 17 to 23 August, 2014.

Events:

Six categories for men’s events and five categories for women’s events.

Number of Athletes:

110 athletes including 60 males and 50 females

Medals:

Athletes and teams finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Wrestling

Time & Venue:

The Wrestling events of Second Youth Olympic Games will be held in the Nanjing Longjiang Gymnasium from 25 to 27 August, 2014.

Events:

Ten categories for men’s events and four categories for women’s events.

Number of Athletes:

112 athletes including 80 males and 32 females.

Medals:

Athletes and teams that finish in the top three places in each event will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.