Spotting YOG

The core values of the Olympic Movement with
red symbolising Friendship, yellow for Excellence and blue for Respect.

Spotting everything related to Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) through photos.
The 1st Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will be held in Singapore from 14 to 26 August 2010.

Commemorative Coins (Issue Date: 29th Jun 2010).
The limited edition Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) commemorative coin set, bought from the Olympic Superstore (outside Ngee Ann City).
Own a piece of history! Sole sales agent: Singapore Mint.
An exhibition of these coins' minting process will be on display at the Olympic Superstore until July 18 (Sun).

I was quoted in the press:
YOG goods enjoy improving sales

Mon, Aug 02, 2010
my paper

Singaporean fans include Mr Chen Shichang, 25, a student who has spent about $300 on items such as a commemorative coin set ($208), a Lyo plush toy, as well as keychains and pins.
He said: "I wanted something to commemorate this occasion, and also to celebrate our nation's hosting of this world event."
However, his choices are design-driven too.
"The coin set's design is elegantly done, and only a limited quantity has been minted, making it a very attractive collectors' item," he said.

:: Tips on making the best of your coin investment ::
  • Read up beforehand.
  • Pick out proof coins made from a precious metal like gold or silver. Avoid plated coins.
  • Look out for historical significance, like the anniversary of a major event, or the first of its kind.
  • Scarcity - the more limited the supply, the tighter the demand, which should drive up prices.
  • Look for 3rd party certification from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) or the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS).
  • Check carefully for a coin's condition and the way it was made.
Where to buy/sell coins:

Let's Welcome the World!

"Singapore 2010 Wow!come Session" uploaded by singapore2010 on Aug 13, 2010.

"Join me at the YOG! (Badminton)" uploaded by singapore2010 on Jul 26, 2010.

Inspirational video.
"I can't do this, but I CAN do that". Yes, I CAN!
Believe in yourself. Achieve in whatever you aim to do.
"Singapore 2010 I Can (60 secs)" uploaded by singapore2010 on Apr 13, 2010.

"Opening Ceremony 1/2 - Singapore 2010 Youth Games" uploaded by olympicsingapore2010 on Aug 15, 2010.

Time lapse of "Singapore 2010 Opening Ceremony" -

Interesting way to show some of the 26 sports in YOG.


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