2009 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival

The 2009 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival was held between 15 and 20 February 2009 in Poland. The host cities are 5 cities in the Silesian province of Poland, namely Bielsko-Biala, Cieszyn, Szczyrk, Tychy, and Wisla.

2009 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival
Host city5 cities in Silesia
Country Poland
Nations participating46
Athletes participating1,615
Sport(s)9
Events31
Opening ceremony15 February 2009
Closing ceremony20 February 2009
Officially opened byLech Kaczyński
Athlete's OathMagdalena Kozielska
Judge's OathMarek Tucznio
Torch lighterPiotr Fijas[1]
Main venueSkalite Ski Jumping Stadium[2]
Summer
Winter

SportsEdit

VenuesEdit

Venues used:[3]

  • Bielsko-Biala
    • Bielsko-Biała curling arena (Curling)
  • Cieszyn
    • Cieszyn ice rink (Figure skating)
  • Szczyrk
    • Skalite jumping hill (Ski jumping, Nordic combined)
    • FIS Skrzyczne (Alpine skiing)
    • FIS Golgota (Snowboard - Parallel slalom)
    • Juliany snowcross track (Snowboard)
  • Tychy
    • Tychy Winter Stadium (Ice hockey)
  • Wisla
    • Kubalonka Cross-country and Biathlon Stadium (Biathlon, Cross country skiing, Nordic combined)

ScheduleEdit

The competition schedule for the 2009 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival is as follows:

OC Opening ceremony 1 Event finals CC Closing ceremony Event competitions
February 15
Sun
16
Mon
17
Tue
18
Wed
19
Thu
20
Fri
Events
Ceremonies OC CC
  Alpine skiing 1 1 2 4
  Biathlon 2 2 1 5
  Cross-country skiing 2 2 2 1 7
  Curling 2 2
  Figure skating 2 1 3
  Ice hockey 1 1
  Nordic combined 1 1 1 3
  Ski jumping 1 1 2
  Snowboarding 2 2 4
Total events 2 8 8 3 10 31
Cumulative total 2 10 18 21 31
February 15
Sun
16
Mon
17
Tue
18
Wed
19
Thu
20
Fri
Events

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Poland)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)52411
2  Germany (GER)47415
3  Austria (AUT)4419
4  Finland (FIN)4026
5  Norway (NOR)34613
6   Switzerland (SUI)33511
7  Sweden (SWE)2316
8  Slovenia (SLO)2024
9  Poland (POL)*1214
10  France (FRA)1124
11  Great Britain (GBR)1102
12  Estonia (EST)1001
13  Ukraine (UKR)0202
14  Czech Republic (CZE)0112
15  Bulgaria (BUL)0101
16  Denmark (DEN)0011
  Latvia (LAT)0011
Totals (17 nations)31313193

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IX Zimowy Olimpijski Festiwal Mlodziezy-Europy Slask Beskidy 2009 otwarty" (in Polish). Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  2. ^ "IX Zimowy EYOF Slask-Beskidy 2009". Polish Olympic Committee. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Ceremonia otwarcia IX Zimowego Olimpijskiego Festiwalu Mlodziezy Europy Slask-Beskidy 2009". Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Medal Classification" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 March 2009. Retrieved 18 November 2014.

External linksEdit