III Youth Olympic Games 2018
06-18 October 2018 | Buenos Aires, Argentina
Malaysia participated in the III Youth Olympic Games 2018 held in Buenos Aires with 20 athletes across 8 sports. The Chef-de-Mission of the contingent was Cheng Chu Sian, a former two-time Olympian archer. The OCM sent a total of 20 athletes to compete across 8 sports games.
The third edition of the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires became Malaysia’s most successful Youth Olympic Games to date as Goh Jin Wei became the first athlete to win a Youth Olympic Games gold medal for Malaysia.
The national men’s junior hockey 5s squad claimed the second gold medal for Malaysia. Meanwhile, national teen gymnast Rayna Hoh Khai Ling bagged a silver through mixed multi-discipline team in Gymnastics although the medal was not credited to the Malaysia’s medal tally as the event was a mixed-national Olympic Committees event in which athletes from different nations team up to compete under the Olympic flag.