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Russian national team beats its record of medals at 2018 Youth Olympics

Baku, October 19, AZERTAC

Athletes of the Russian national team set their new personal record in terms of the overall amount of medals at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The squad of Russian athletes boasts a total of 59 medals (29 golds, 18 silvers and 12 bronzes), beating its national record. For the first time in history, the Russian national team was in the lead of the medal standings, followed by China (18-9-9) and Japan (15-12-12).

Azerbaijan won six medals, included two golds at the Games. Azerbaijan shared 33-34 places at the medal standings.

The 4th Youth Olympic Games will be held in Dakar, Senegal in 2022.

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