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2020 Winter Youth Olympics

The 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games (French: Les IIIe Jeux olympiques de la jeunesse d'hiver; German: Olympische Jugend-Winterspiele 2020; Italian: I Giochi olimpici giovanili invernali; Romansh: Gieus olimpics da giuvenils d'enviern 2020) will be the third edition of the Winter Youth Olympics; a major international multi-sport event and cultural festival for youths to be celebrated from 09 to 22 January 2020 in the tradition of the Olympic Games during the XXXII Olympiad.

III Winter Youth Olympic Games
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Host city Lausanne, Switzerland
Nations ~70
Athletes ~1,880
Events 81
Opening 9 January
Closing 22 January
Stadium Stade Pierre de Coubertin
Lillehammer 2016 2024
Buenos Aires 2018 2022



Bids were due by 28 November 2013, the candidates cites were selected on 5 December 2014 and Lausanne was elected host city on 31 July 2015.[1][2]

2020 Winter Youth Olympics bidding results
City Nation Votes
Lausanne    Switzerland 71
Brașov   Romania 10

The GamesEdit


The Youth Olympic Games will feature 8 sports and 16 disciplines. Ski mountaineering and women's Nordic combined will feature for the first time in an Olympic event. A mixed-NOC 3-on-3 ice hockey tournament and a women's doubles event in luge will also be contested for the first time.[3]


Official SongEdit

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Preceded by
Winter Youth Olympic Games

Succeeded by