Story by Lim Yong Teck/Red Sports. Photos by Soh Jun Wei and Lim Yong Teck/Red Sports
Jurong East Sports Centre, Saturday, July 25, 2015 — The fourth edition of the Singapore Youth Olympic Festival was officially launched by Minister for Social and Family Development and president of the Singapore National Olympic Council Tan Chuan-Jin earlier today.
First organised by the Singapore Olympic Foundation in 2011, the festival is a fun sporting event for youth athletes aged 18 and below, and serves as a legacy of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games, which was held in Singapore in 2010.
Through the festival, the Singapore Olympic Foundation hopes to inspire and bring youth together to foster friendship through sports.
This year’s edition will be held over two weekends from July 25 through August 2 and will comprise nine sports.
Sports and venues involved in SYOF
3×3 Basketball – Anglican High School
Badminton – Jurong East Sports Centre
Football 7s – Jurong East Sports Centre
Rugby 7s – Yio Chu Kang Sports Centre
Sailing – National Sailing Centre
Shooting – SAFRA Yishun
Table Tennis – Yio Chu Kang Sports Centre
Taekwondo – Woodlands Sports Centre
Volleyball – Jurong West Sports Centre
For more information on the festival, visit http://www.syof.sg.
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