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Lillehammer 2016

Lillehammer 2016

12th February - 21st February
Olympic fever spreads throughout Norway

Olympic fever spreads throughout Norway

The Lillehammer 2016 organisers have written a new Olympic chapter with their hosting of the second Winter Youth Olympic Games.

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    A life-changing YOG experience

    09/03/2016

    Sajandan Rutthira became a household name overnight in Norway when he was named Change- Maker of the Year for his tireless and selfless commitment to sport in his community, not only as a player but a...

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    US riders call the snowboard shots in Lillehammer

    26/02/2016

    US riders call the snowboard shots in Lillehammer The Lillehammer 2016 snowboard competitions were held at two separate venues, with Oslo’s Vinterpark staging the halfpipe events and the Hafjell Freep...

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    Magnus and the Swedes put on a show at Birkebeineren

    26/02/2016

    Republic of Korea’s Magnus Kim was the star of the men’s cross-country skiing competition at Lillehammer 2016, medalling in every event he contested and winning two titles, while highly promising Swed...

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    River and Aline dominate Alpine skiing scene

    26/02/2016

    The winners of three titles and four medals respectively, the USA’s River Radamus and Switzerland’s Aline Danioth were the stars of the Lillehammer 2016 Alpine skiing competitions in Hafjell, which ca...

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    Monobob proves an instant hit at Lillehammer 2016

    26/02/2016

    Germany’s Laura Nolte and Jonas Jannusch topped the podiums in the men’s and women’s monobob, an exciting new Olympic event that received unanimous praise for creating a level playing field and which ...

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    Norway’s biathletes thrill the home crowds

    25/02/2016

    Judging by the stellar performances of Sivert Guttorm Bakken and Marthe Krakstad Johansen, who won seven medals between them in as many events, including mixed relay gold on the final day of Lillehamm...

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    Fans flip out for freestyle skiing at Lillehammer 2016

    25/02/2016

    The daring young freestyle skiers competing at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer put on a marvellous spectacle, enthralling the crowds in the halfpipe, slopestyle and ski cross events, all...

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    Thrills, spills and firsts aplenty in the ice hockey at Lillehammer 2016

    25/02/2016

    Sweden and USA took the respective honours in the women’s and men’s ice hockey competitions at Lillehammer 2016, while Japan’s Sena Takenaka and Romania’s Eduard Casaneanu were the winners in the wome...