Argentina's men and USA's women have emerged as the gold medal winners in the basketball event at the ongoing Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2014 Youth Olympic Games bronze medalists Argentina won gold at home after defeating Belgium in the final (20-15)

In the men's bronze-medal game, Slovenia defeated Ukraine 21-13 to win their first Youth Olympic Games medal in the 3x3 team's competition.

FIBA President, Horacio Muratore and IOC Member, Gerardo Werthein presented the players with the silverware.

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In the women's category, USA won back-to-back gold medals after dominating France (18-4) in the final. It's the third time that USA have won a Youth Olympic Games medal after Nanjing 2014's gold and Singapore 2010's bronze. 

This is the second silver medal France have earned this year in this category after the one they took home at the FIBA 3x3 U18 Europe Cup 2018 in September.

In the bronze-medal game, 2010 Youth Olympic Games gold medalists Australia were up from start to finish against China and won 16-13 .

IOC Member Ivo Ferriani and Athlete Role Model Janeth Arcain handed out the prizes to the medalists.


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