Youth Athlete (Trainer class)

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Youth Athlete
スポーツしょうねん/スポーツしょうじょ Sports Boy/Sports Girl
Spr SM Youth Athlete M.pngSpr SM Youth Athlete F.png
In-battle models from Generation VII
Other names
Introduced in Generation VII
Appears in Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
Gender Both
Counterpart Youngster, Lass
Athletic Siblings
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Anime debut
TCG debut [[(TCG)|]]
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A Youth Athlete (Japanese: スポーツしょうねん/スポーツしょうじょ Sports Boy/Sports Girl) is a type of Trainer class introduced in Generation VII. They are Youngsters and Lasses interested in sports.

A male and female Youth Athlete can form a team known as Athletic Siblings and challenge the player to a Double Battle.

They keep their Pokémon in Great Balls.


In the core series


Spr SM Youth Athlete M.pngSpr SM Youth Athlete F.png
In-battle models from
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
VSYouth Athlete M SM.pngVSYouth Athlete F SM.png
VS models from
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
Youth Athlete m SM OD.pngYouth Athlete f SM OD.png
Overworld models from
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon

Other games


Mezastar Youth Athlete.pngMezastar Youth Athlete 2.png
Artwork from Mezastar


Mezastar Trainer Youth Athlete.png
Headshot from Mezastar

Trainer list

Pokémon Sun and Moon

See also:
List of Battle Royal Dome Trainers/Youth Athlete
List of Battle Tree Trainers/Youth Athlete

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 運動少年 Wahnduhng Siunìhn ()
運動少女 Wahnduhng Siunéuih ()
Mandarin 運動少年 / 运动少年 Yùndòng Shàonián ()
運動少女 / 运动少女 Yùndòng Shàonǚ ()
France Flag.png French Petit Sportif ()
Jeune Sportive ()
Germany Flag.png German Sportskanone
Italy Flag.png Italian Sportivo ()
Sportiva ()
South Korea Flag.png Korean 스포츠소년 Sports Sonyeon ()
스포츠소녀 Sports Sonyeo ()
Spain Flag.png Spanish Alevín

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PrincipalPunk GirlPunk GuyPunk PairRising StarRising Star DuoScientistSightseerSwimmerSwimmers
Swimmer GirlsSylveon UserTeacherTeam SkullTeam Skull AdminTeam Skull BossTeam Skull Grunt
Trial GuideTwinsUmbreon UserVaporeon UserVeteranVeteran DuoWorkerYoungsterYouth Athlete
ActorUSUMCapoeira CoupleUSUMDancing FamilyUSUMKantonian GymUSUMMaster & ApprenticeUSUM
ReporterUSUMSparring PartnersUSUMSurferUSUMTeam AquaUSUMTeam FlareUSUMTeam GalacticUSUM
Team MagmaUSUMTeam PlasmaUSUMTeam Rainbow RocketUSUMTeam Rainbow Rocket GruntUSUM
Tourist CoupleUSUMUltra Forest KartenvoyUSUltra Recon SquadUSUM
Battle Tree, Battle Royal Dome, and Battle Agency only:
Battle LegendPokémon Center LadyPro Wrestler

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