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Abigail Vieira is the first ever athlete from Trinidad & Tobago to participate at a Youth Olympic Games, and the first Alpine Skier from TTO to participate at any Olympic event. Abigail’s Team staff includes her Father Richard Vieira as Chef de Mission, her sister Ria Vieira as assistant coach, and her mother Alison as support staff. Her coach is Lori Ford. She is supported by team staff Mirella Arnhold, Ex-Alpine Skier and first ever Olympian in that discipline for Brazil. The team is completed by Nick Lau, a Nordic skier for Trinidad & Tobago and secretary general of the Trinidad & Tobago Snowsports Federation.
For the first time in the history of Trinidad and Tobago, Team TTO will be represented at a Winter Youth Olympics by seventeen year old alpine skier Abigail Vieira qualifying to compete at the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Buenos Aires, Argentina. Swimmer Kael Yorke will lead Team Trinidad and Tobago into the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics on Saturday (6 October), after being announced as Team TTO flag bearer for the third edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games.
Port of Spain, September 27. Team Trinidad and Tobago (Team TTO) will be represented by thirteen (13) athletes at the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 6 – 18 October 2018. The Trinidad and Tobago team includes 3 male and 10 female athletes who will participate in Athletics, Futsal and Swimming.
FIFA have announced the schedule for the men's and women's futsal tournaments at the Buenos Aires 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games.
A special Olympic Rings sculpture has been unveiled at the downtown obelisk in Buenos Aires to mark one-year-to-go celebrations until the third Summer Youth Olympic Games.
The Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (BAYOGOC) held a ceremony to unveil the Youth Olympic Village’s cornerstone on 6 May. The event marked the start of the construction of the Youth Olympic Village, which will be home for more than 3,800 athletes in October 2018, when the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will be held in Buenos Aires.
With an ambitious tagline of “Go beyond. Create tomorrow” Lillehammer 2016 can already satisfy itself with having achieved the first half of its promise. The second half will still need others to follow what was undoubtedly a great example.
The second edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games officially began with an innovative yet nostalgic Opening Ceremony in sub-zero freezing temperatures which was not afraid to stray from the traditional here tonight.