2018 Youth Olympics… Team Ghana arrives in Buenos Aires


Ghana’s contingent to the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires has arrived in the South American city.

The team touched down in Argentina last Monday for the games, which will start on October 6 to the 18th October, 2018.


The team has Sandra Mensimah Owusu (weightlifting), Kelvin Carboo (beach volleyball), Solomon Diafo (athletics), Abeiku Jackson (swimming) and Eric Tsatsu (beach volleyball) as athletes taking part in the dames.

Mr Evans Yeboah, who is the Chef de Mission of Team Ghana, is supervising the athletes.

Before their team’s departure from Accra, Mr Yeboah disclosed that any gold medal won would attract a reward of $5,000, while a silver medal would get a $3,000 reward and a bronze medal winner will get $2,000 as a reward from the state.

Per the games schedule, weightlifting, beach volleyball and swimming start on October 7 with athletics starting on October 13.

Ghana will be hoping to improve on the gold medal won by Martha Bissah in Nanjin in the 2014 Games.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *