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Youth Olympic Games Open
   2014-08-18 14:25:48    CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Qin Mei

The 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games opened in east China's Nanjing on August 16 with more than 3,700 athletes from around the world taking part in.
第二届夏季青年奥林匹克运动会8月16日在南京开幕,来自世界各地的3700多名运动员参加了开幕式。
 

During the 13-day-competition sports gala(运动盛会), the young athletes(运动员) aged between 15-18 will compete(比赛) in 28 sports in arenas and stadiums in Nanjing, the capital city of Jiangsu Province.

Chinese President Xi Jinping declared open(开幕) of the Games at the ceremony(仪式) in the modern Olympic Sports Complex, where flags(国旗) representing 203 National Olympic Committees paraded(展示).

Among those present at the ceremony are Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, former IOC President Jacques Rogge, Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza, President of Maldives Abdulla Yameen, President of Singapore Tan Keng Yam, and other foreign guests.

相关体育词汇Related Words for Sports:

[yùn dòng huì] 运动会 games/sports meet/sports meeting
[jiāo liàn yuán] 教练员 coach
[cái pàn yuán] 裁判员 referee
[cái pàn zhǎng] 裁判长 chief referee
[yùn dòng yuán] 运动员 athlete; sportsman
[zhǒng zǐ xuǎn shǒu] 种子选手 seeded player
[yōu xiù xuǎn shǒu] 优秀选手 top-ranking/topnotch athlete
[tián jìng yùn dòng] 田径运动 track and field; athletics 
[tuán tǐ xiàng mù] 团体项目 team event
[dān xiàng] 单项 individual event
[nán zǐ xiàng mù] 男子项目 men's event
[nǚ zǐ xiàng mù] 女子项目 women's event
[guàn jūn] 冠军 champion; gold medalist
[quán néng guàn jūn] 全能冠军 all-round champion
[yà jūn] 亚军 running-up; second; silver medalist
[dì sān míng] 第三名 third; bronze medalist
[shì jiè jì lù bǎo chí zhě] 世界纪录保持者 world-record holder

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