Youth Olympic Games 2018 - Buenos Aires, Argentina

In addition to being added to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, BMX Freestyle will also be featured in the upcoming Youth Olympic Games. The Youth Olympic Games will be going down in Buenos Aires, Argentina in October of 2018. 

To compete in the Youth Olympic Games, riders must have been born between January 1, 2000 and December 31, 2001. There will be classes for young men and young women! Here is the UCI's official word - 

"The BMX Freestyle Park event held during the 2017 UCI Urban Cycling World Championships will be the event used to qualify nations for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. For each gender, the results of riders in the age range of 15 to 18 years old participating in the world championships will be extracted from the final results and used to form a junior ranking. This junior ranking for each gender will be used to qualify nations for the Youth Olympic Games, in accordance with the qualification system published earlier in 2017."

Qualifications will be taking place at the UCI Urban Cycling World Championships in Chengdu, China on November 8 - 12 of this year.

Interested? Check out the UCI’s site for all of the details.

Still have more questions? Hit up Bart de Jong. He knows everything!

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