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Lillehammer 2016

12th February - 21st February
A Royal countdown to Lillehammer 2016 – one year to go!

A Royal countdown to Lillehammer 2016 – one year to go!

Celebrations to mark one year to go to the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 were kicked off last night.
Meet Sjogg, Lillehammer 2016’s mascot!

Meet Sjogg, the Lillehammer 2016 mascot!

This mountain lynx is named after the main ingredient needed in the Winter Youth Olympic Games: snow!
By young people, for young people!

By young people, for young people!

Lillehammer will host the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games!

First glimpse of Lillehammer 2016!

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    Eat to compete!

    24/02/2015

    When it comes to preparation, competition and recovery, the importance of nutrition and proper eating is vital for an athlete’s performance. Join the athletes at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in th...

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    Training with the Champ - Angela Ruggiero

    13/02/2015

    Lillehammer’s up-and-coming ice hockey players had some star treatment this week during the “one-year-to-go” celebrations in the Winter Youth Olympic Games host city. Olympic champion and IOC member ...

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    A Royal countdown to Lillehammer 2016 – one year to go!

    12/02/2015

    Celebrations to mark one year to go to the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 were kicked off last night in the heart of the host city by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway as h...

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    Lillehammer test-drives the Monobob

    17/12/2014

    It’s super sleek, fiendishly fast and a hot new event at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG)! And this week sees the kick-off competition for monobob in the host city of Lillehammer. With almost one year to...

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    YOG takeover at the FIS cross country World Cup in Lillehammer!

    12/12/2014

    When the FIS cross country World Cup came to Lillehammer last weekend, they were welcomed in true YOG style! Students and volunteers, kitted out in Lillehammer 2016 attire, took over part of the cours...

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    Meet Sjogg, Lillehammer 2016’s mascot!

    10/12/2014

    It’s the moment we have all been waiting for, the unveiling of the Lillehammer 2016 mascot. Say a big hello to Sjogg! This mountain lynx is named after the main ingredient needed in the Winter Youth ...

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    Lindsey Vonn takes on Youth Olympic Games role for Lillehammer 2016

    30/09/2014

    With 500 days to go to the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn will reprise her role ...

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    Lillehammer mascot competition – Ladies and Gentleman, we have a winner!

    06/06/2014

    The results of the Facebook vote are in and we are delighted to announce that the winner is this wonderful lynx! Having been cut down from over 50 entrants to a final shortlist of three, the competiti...