The Asian Youth Games has livened our little city of Singapore.

We saw young people from Kuwait, Bahrain, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Iraq, North Korea, Palestine, Kazakhstan and more. 44 National Olympic Councils in total!

The international mix of athletes  could be seen at Raffles City and the different competition venues. They were dressed in normal teenage gear: jeans, berms, track pants, t-shirts, slippers. You wouldn’t know which country they were from until you asked.

Photo by Jeremy Tan, Iranian football boys watch the televised replay of their winning bronze medal match against China

There was also a high level of potential and talent displayed at the Games.

Photo, Liu Jiao from China attempts the 10m platform (diving) and wins Gold

But was soon time to go and athletes we spotted at Changi Airport was having a hard time parting from friends they made in AYG.

Photo by Kee Ya Ting, Korean shooter says goodbye to the Korean-born student translator that helped them throughout their stay here.

We managed to capture voices of athletes at the Asian Youth Games.

Go to our website, flickr or youtube channel for another recap of AYG.

Cheers!

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