Algarvio Etson Barros is Portugal's flagship at the Youth Olympic Games – Jornal diariOnline Região Sul

Algarvio Etson Barros is Portugal's flagship at the Youth Olympic Games - Jornal diariOnline Região Sul


The Algarve's Etson Barros, from the Eastern Club of Pechão, will be the flagship of Portugal at the opening ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games, taking place today, Saturday, 6, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The 17-year-old was a gold medalist in the 2,000-meter obstacle course at the European Youth Olympics Györ 2017 and already this year, also in the same Hungarian city, he won the bronze medal, also in the 2000m hurdles, in the Championship of Europe under-18.

The Portuguese mission that participates in the Youth Olympic Games is composed of 41 athletes, of 12 modalities, with the novelty of including two collective: futsal (female) and handball (beach).

The opening ceremony of Buenos Aires2018, scheduled for 20:00 local time, midnight in Portugal, can be followed online on the website of the Portuguese Olympic Committee.

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