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International youth athletes to participate in Singapore 2010 Friendship Camp

The Singapore 2010 Friendship Camp, held from 8 to 12 December 2009, will see 432 youth athletes from around the world. A total of 275 student athletes from 132 National Olympic Committees, together with 157 student athletes from Singapore will experience an exciting range of activities and learn about the Olympic values of Excellence, Friendship and Respect.

Participants will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with well-known athletes like Michael Klim, Asafa Powell, Veronica Campbell-Brown and Dexter Lee during the Culture and Education Programme, which will provide a sneak preview of what athletes can expect at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games in August 2010, among other exciting camp activities.