2011 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival

The 2011 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival was held in Trabzon, Turkey, between 23 and 29 July 2011.

2011 European Youth Olympic Festival
Host cityTrabzon
Nations participating49
Athletes participating3,138
Sport(s)9
Events109
Opening ceremony23 July 2011 (2011-07-23)
Closing ceremony29 July 2011 (2011-07-29)
Officially opened byRecep Tayyip Erdoğan
Main venueHüseyin Avni Aker Stadium
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Sports

There were nine sports at the 2011 Festival, two branches, table tennis and water polo, less than compared with the 2007 Youth Olympic Festival's programme. Medals were awarded in a total of 109 events.

Venues

For the 2011 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival's eight events except cycling, eleven sports venues were needed in and around Trabzon. Existing sport halls were renovated and new arenas were built for this purpose with a total investment cost mounting up to TL 350 million (approx. US$210 million), inclusive the construction of additional accommodation facilities at a cost of TL 90 million (approx. US$54 million) for the Olympic Village within the campus of the Black Sea Technical University. The noteworthy new structures are Hayri Gür Arena, Söğütlü Athletics Stadium, Mehmet Akif Ersoy Indoor Swimming Pool and Beşirli Tennis Courts.[1] Cycling events were held on the Trabzon-Rize section of the Black Sea Coastal Highway.

Nations

Incomplete list:

Calendar

 OC Opening ceremony   Event competitions  1 Event finals  CC Closing ceremony
July 201124th
Sun
25th
Mon
26th
Tue
27th
Wed
28th
Thu
29th
Fri
Gold
Medals
CeremoniesOCCC
Athletics 2 9 5 10 10 36
Basketbal 2 2
Cycling 1 1 1 3
Gymnastics 14 14
Handball 2 2
Judo 4 4 4 3 15
Swimming 8 7 8 8 31
Tennis 4 4
Volleyball 2 2
Total Gold Medals1021102345109
Cumulative Total10314164109

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Medal table

  *   Host nation (Turkey)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Russia21171654
2 Great Britain1710633
3 Ukraine84315
4 Italy7121231
5 Romania67114
6 Hungary53513
7 Germany412824
8 France47516
9 Belarus4149
10 Lithuania34310
11 Slovenia3339
12 Spain3025
13 Belgium25815
14 Czech Republic2259
15  Switzerland2226
16 Netherlands2169
17 Poland2158
18 Ireland2147
19 Sweden2103
20 Turkey*2079
21 Denmark2035
22 Latvia1315
23 Azerbaijan1203
24 Georgia1146
25 Croatia1124
26 Greece1102
27 Israel1012
28 Serbia0325
29 Finland0213
30 Austria0112
 Cyprus0112
32 Bulgaria0101
33 Armenia0011
 Bosnia and Herzegovina0011
 Slovakia0011
Totals (35 nations)109109124342

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References

  1. Mınyar, Vahap (2011-05-30). "Kaçan şampiyonluk Trabzonlu'nun içini yaktı, 350 milyon liralık EYOF yatırımı ateşi söndüremedi". Hürriyet (in Turkish). Retrieved 2011-07-31.
  2. (in French) 82 sportifs belges au FOJE 2011 de Trabzon
  3. (in Lithuanian) Lithuania
  4. "Competition schedule". Archived from the original on 2011-09-24. Retrieved 2011-07-30.
  5. "Takvim-Yeni" (PDF) (in Turkish). Trabzon 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2011-07-23.
  6. "Medal table" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-06-02. Retrieved 2011-07-30.
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