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China showcases future Olympic stars as curtain falls

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BEIJING - A glittering ceremony will Thursday close the Youth Olympics in China's eastern city of Nanjing after 12 days of competition that showcased the sporting superstars of the future. 

Students from Tagou martial arts school perform during a rehearsal of the opening ceremony of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, August 9, 2014

No official medals table is published for the multi-sports event which focuses on a programme promoting friendship and sportsmanship, rather than winning.

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