Turkish athletes won 11 medals in the 3rd Youth Olympic Games which ended Thursday in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Turkey claimed one gold, three silver and seven bronze medals in the competition held between Oct. 6-18.
Turkey won four medals in weightlifting, three medals in athletics, two medals in wrestling and one medal each in judo and karate.
A total of 55 Turkish athletes competed in the Youth Olympics.
Turkey's only gold medal came from weightlifter Muhammed Furkan Özbek.
Weightlifters Caner Topbaş and Dilara Narin bagged silver medals while Osman Ayaydın won the silver for wrestling.
Featuring some 4,000 athletes, the event sees young people aged 15-18 competing in 32 sports and 36 disciplines for 1,250 medals.
New sports such as climbing, futsal, roller sports, and karate were premiered in Buenos Aires before joining the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, along with new disciplines and events such as BMX freestyle, kiteboarding, beach handball, and acrobatic gymnastics.
For the first time in Olympic history, the Youth Olympics also set a precedent for gender equality with an equal number of female and male athletes.
Singapore hosted the first-ever Youth Olympic Games in 2010, while the second edition of the international multi-sport event was held in China in 2014.
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