A complete of 130 younger athletes had been recognized to get started early arrangements for the 2026 Youth Olympic Games that may happen in Dakar, Senegal.

The athletes had been decided on in 4 video games specifically swimming, tennis, desk tennis and biking in a chain of variety actions held by means of involved federations in partnership with the Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC).

The children had been decided on from 372 who participated within the first segment of the “Youth Athlete Development Programme 2021-2024” that came about in more than a few portions of Rwanda between October and December.

Selected athletes are elderly between 10 and 14 years.

According to knowledge from RNOSC, they are going to have the benefit of a chain of nationwide coaching camps over the following 4 years and might be uncovered to more than a few global federations coaching alternatives forward of the Dakar 2026 Olympic Youth Games and different long term global competitions such because the African Youth Games 2026, which is about to happen in Maseru, Lesotho.

The athletes decided on to get started arrangements for Dakar 2026 come with 30 from swimming, 40 in Table Tennis, 30 from Tennis and 30 in biking.

Rwanda Swimming Federation held its Youth Athlete Identification on 22 October 2022 and on 10 November 2022 in Karongi district and the City of Kigali respectively the place 30 athletes had been decided on from 134 who attended the choice workout.

In Table Tennis, the federation in fee decided on 40 from 80 gamers who attended the choice workout held from October 29 to November 13 in Bugesera and Rubavu Districts in addition to the City of Kigali.