NANJING 2014Nanjing58OLYMPIC REVIEWNanjing, in the People's Republic of China, will be the host city of the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2014. During the 122nd IOC Session in Vancouver, Canada, Nanjing received 47 votes to edge out runner-up Poznan, Poland, which received 42 votes."We had two outstanding candidatures from two fantastic cities. Both expressed the spirit of the Youth Olympic Games and both were capable of staging the event," said IOC President Jacques Rogge. "We are looking forward to working with Nanjing, and are confident the Youth Olympic Games in 2014 will be a success."Some 3,600 athletes ranging in ages from 14 to 18 are expected to compete at the 2nd Summer YouthOlympic Games in Nanjing in 2014, which will feature competitions in 26 sports. Alexander Popov, nine-timeOlympic medallist has been named by President Rogge as Chairman of the Coordination Commission whichwill assist Nanjing throughout its preparation period."The preparation period for the second summer edition of the Youth Olympic Games will take four-and-a-half years, which will allow Nanjing to match both the expectations of the IOC and the athletes in producinga programme of sport, culture and education that is of the very highest standard," Rogge added.