JOMA presents uniforms for Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018


With just a few days to go before the start of the Youth Olympic Games, the first uniforms for the thousands of people who will be working at the biggest multisport celebration in the history of Argentina were delivered.


With the presence of #Pandi, the Games’ mascot, Buenos Aires 2018 officially distributed the first JOMA uniforms that will clothe personnel working at the Youth Olympic Games.


In addition to providing clothing for the 8,000 volunteers, JOMA will dress personnel and technical officials working at the Games in Argentina’s capital in October.


The company created close to 15,000 outfits with designs based on the visual identity and values of Buenos Aires 2018. In total, 100,000 items were made.


The Buenos Aires 2018 uniform will be comprised of a hat, polo shirt, pants (that can be turned into shorts), sweatshirt, hooded waterproof jacket, a backpack made of ecological fabric and a rain poncho.


JOMA, a bronze category sponsor, is already involved in the Buenos Aires 2018 Torch Tour by providing special clothing for participants of the youth Olympic flame relay. The Torch Tour will visit a total of 17 cities throughout Argentina, in addition to iconic geographical locations.


About the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 Torch Tour, presented by Toyota and Río Uruguay Seguros


The Buenos Aires 2018 youth Olympic flame was lit on July 24 at the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, Greece. Under the slogan #UnitedByTheFlame, the Torch Tour will cover 14,000 kilometres in two months, carrying Olympism’s message to every corner of Argentina. During its journey there will be relays in 17 cities. It will also highlight various iconic geographical sites in Argentina such as Iguazu Falls and the Perito Moreno Glacier. Its trip will finish on October 6 in the first Olympic opening ceremony outside of tradition stadiums and open to all public in front of the Obelisk in downtown Buenos Aires.


About the Youth Olympic Games

The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) is an international, multi-sport event for young athletes aged 15-18 with an educative and cultural nature that aims to foster the Olympic values in youth.


The event, which takes place every four years (in its two versions, winter and summer, that alternate every two years), is promoted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games will be held from October 6 -18 with the participation of 4012 athletes from 206 countries.


Story by Sammy Heywood Okine

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