This year, Youth Sports Games in B&H started their activities with competitions in chess and table tennis, on April 30, 2021 in Bijeljina and Sarajevo.
This year’s competitions in team sports – futsal, basketball, volleyball, handball and beach volleyball started on May 10, 2021 in Srebrenica. In 2021 YSG organized competitions in 45 cities and Kinder Joy of moving basketball tournaments were organized in 29 cities.
On June 18, 2021, the 11th Games in Srebrenica were officially opened. YSG participants from Srebrenica, Bratunac, Zvornik, Milici and other surrounding places, were present at the event. A big surprise for all participants was the arrival of former NBA Brooklyn Nets player, YSG participant and YSG ambassador Džanan Musa. Džanan socialized with the kids on the basketball courts and was happy to take photos with them. The ceremony was opened with a musical performance of 50 children from the Poletarac kindergarten from Srebrenica. The entire event which lasted 60 minutes was broadcasted live by the N1 Bosnia and Herzegovina channel and the regional sports channel SportKlub.
After competitions in all these cities, due to Covid-19 restrictions, YSG direction organized semi-final tournaments in futsal, basketball and volleyball in TuzIa, Bihać, Mostar and Zenica, and winners from these tournaments got the chance to compete at Grand Finals in Sarajevo.
The Grand Final was organized from 6th – 8th July 2021 in Sarajevo and 710 finalists from different parts of country participated and competed in team sports.