Singapore 2010 opens Youth Olympic Games Learning Centre
Discover the spirit of Olympism and trace Singapore’s journey as host of the first Youth Olympic Games: this is what thousands of young Olympic fans will experience in a special Learning Centre, which opened yesterday in Singapore. “The opening of the YOG Learning Centre is a milestone in our journey. Its setting up attests to our commitment to promote Olympic education,” said Mr Ng Ser Miang, IOC member and Chairman of the Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (SYOGOC).
The first of its kind in the world
Teo Chee Hean, President of the Singapore National Olympic Council, and Sergey Bubka, Chairman of the International Olympic Committee Coordination Commission for the First Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2010, officially opened the new Learning Centre, the first of its kind in the world.
Eight zones showcasing the YOG
Visitors to the Learning Centre, housed at the SYOGOC headquarters, can find out moreabout the Olympic Movement, Olympic values, the 26 sports of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (Singapore 2010) and Singapore’s journey towards hosting the first YOG. There are eight zones in the YOG Learning Centre, each showcasing different aspects of the Olympic Games.
The Centre will be operated by the Singapore Sports Council (SSC). For more information, click on www.singapore2010.sg.
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