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At the 11th European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF), Trabzon finished on July 29 with a closing ceremony. After the opening ceremony competitions started on July 25 and they took 5 days. All competitions wrapped up on July 29.
Countries flags came to stadium and the closing ceremony started. Sport Minister of Turkey, Suat Kılıç; Eyof Committee Chairman, Guido De Bondt talked in closing ceremony. After the speeches, olympics flag in stadium given next host of EYOF, Utrecht a city of Holland by Guido De Bondt and Suat Kılıç. Then the olympic flame was extinguished.
Later, Mayor of Utrecht, Aleid Wolfsen talked. Lastly, dancers played traditional dances ‘horon’ and ‘kolbastı’. Turkish rock band gave a concert and volunteers, athletes and many people had fun together.
The Most Succesful Country is Russia
Handball, basketball, judo, volleyball, tenis, swim, bike, gymnastics and athleticism were nine branches of EYOF. All athletes tried to win the competitions.
In EYOF Russia was the most successful country. Russia won 21 gold, 17 silver and 16 bronze medals and in total 54 medals. Second country was Great Britain and won 17 gold, 10 silver and 6 bronze medals and in total Great Britain won 33 medals. Ukraine was the third successful country. Ukraine won 8 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze medals and in total 15 medals. Host Turkey won 2 gold and 7 bronze medals and in total Turkey won 9 medals. Turkey was the 20th country in EYOF.
Image Courtesy of http://www.trabzon2011.org