While those of us in Singapore were celebrating 99 days to go at *scape, some of our Young Ambassadors around the world were also doing their part to spread the word about the first ever Youth Olympics to be held in just over 3 months time.

Iryna Merleni, an Olympic Gold medallist for wrestling gets special mention today for getting the word out in the Ukraine to 98 others and photographing them (plus herself), creating this lovely mosaic in the process:

Irina Merlini and 98 others

We love you too, Ukraine! (Click on the image to view in full-size)

Some of you may remember her from this video where she did one-armed pushups and threw our beloved Youth Guru around like a ragdoll. Ouch.

And if that fabulous mosaic isn’t enough, there’s also this cute video she posted on facebook featuring young Ukrainian athletes, Iryna herself, and her cherubic (but strong!) son. Be sure to watch the video all the way to the end to catch him in action. I promise you it’s worth it. 🙂

Special thanks also to YOG Ambassadors, Yelena Isinbayeva and Michael Phelps, who did special 99-second interviews for the occasion. Links to their videos: Yelena & Michael

So how did you celebrate 99 days to go? 😉

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