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Iran finishes 26th at Youth Olympic Games

SINGAPORE, Aug. 27 (Mehr News Agency) -- Iran finished in 26th place at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Singapore. Iranian athletes won five medals - two gold, two silver and one bronze in the tournament which was held in Singapore from August 14 to 26.

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China topped the medal tally at the end of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games. The Asian powerhouse finished with 51 total medals - 30 gold, 16 silver and five bronze.

Russia finished second with 43 medals - 18 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze.

Ukraine (33), Australia (29) and the U.S. (25) round out the top five.

Nanjing, China will host the next Summer YOG in 2014 from August 16 to 28.

Iran's girls soccer team takes 4th place in YOG

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