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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: III 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 cityLausanne, Switzerland
Nations~70
Athletes~1,880
Events81
Opening9 January
Closing22 January
StadiumStade Pierre de Coubertin
Winter
Lillehammer 2016 TBD 2024
Summer
Buenos Aires 2018 Dakar 2022

Contents

BiddingEdit

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

SportsEdit

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]

VenuesEdit

Official SongEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IOC opens bids for 2022 Olympic Winter Games, YOG 2020 International Olympic Committee – 06/06/2013
  2. ^ "2020 candidature acceptance procedure" (PDF).International Olympic Committee
  3. ^ "IOC Executive Board confirms gender equality and more innovation for Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020". International Olympic Committee. 9 July 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2017.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Lillehammer
Winter Youth Olympic Games
Lausanne

2020
Succeeded by
TBA