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This week’s front page | Issue 789

29th July 2021

On this week’s First News front page we’re taking a look at the teen stars who made up the youngest ever Olympic podium!

The Golden Generation 

TEENAGERS won all three medals in an Olympic event on Monday (26 July). Japanese 13-year-old Momiji Nishiya took the Olympic title in the women’s street skateboarding on 26 July, becoming the country’s youngest-ever gold medal winner. As if that wasn’t a spectacular achievement in itself by such a young competitor, the Brazilian silver medallist Rayssa Leal is just 13, too, while bronze medallist Funa Nakayama, also from Japan, only turned 16 in June.


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