1991 European Youth Olympic Days
|Host city||Brussels, Belgium|
|Opening ceremony||12 July 1991|
|Closing ceremony||21 July 1991|
|Officially opened by||Baudouin of Belgium|
The 1991 European Youth Olympic Days (1991 EYOD) was the inaugural edition of multi-sport event for European youths between the ages of 13 and 18. It was held in Brussels, Belgium from 12 to 21 July. A total of nine sports were contested by 2084 athletes representing 33 European nations. The idea for the competition came from Jacques Rogge, an International Olympic Committee member, as the continent did not have its own multi-sport event at the time.
Nine sports were included in these initial Games, five individual sports of athletics, swimming, judo, tennis and table tennis for both genders, and four team sports; football and basketball for boys, volleyball and field hockey for girls.
|2||Soviet Union (URS)||12||5||7||24|
|3||Great Britain (GBR)||10||9||10||29|
|Totals (23 nations)||70||70||85||225|
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