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Junior Olympics

Junior Olympics, organized by the IOC or the International Olympic Committee, gives a chance to the budding talents in the field of sports to showcase their genius. This is held annually and attracts young players from all over the world. The Junior Olympics has been held since the year 1967 and has been a regular event since then. The first edition of the event was organized in Washington DC. After that, a number of cities in the United States of America have had the experience of hosting this event. Some of the cities, which have hosted the Junior Olympics for young players, are listed below:

  • San Diego
  • Colorado Springs
  • Knoxville
  • Lincoln
  • Ithaca
  • Santa Clara
  • Memphis
  • Hampton Roads

    The Junior Olympics includes a number of solo and team events, on which the competitions are held. Some of these sports are listed below:

  • Athletics, including Cross Country, Track and Field and Multi-Events
  • Cheerleading
  • Basketball
  • Field Hockey
  • Baton Twirling
  • Dance and Drill
  • Fencing
  • Aquatics, including Swimming and Diving
  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Inline Hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Karate
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Table Tennis
  • Softball
  • Power Lifting
  • Weight Lifting
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Taekwondo