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And the host city for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games is... Lillehammer!

08/12/2011

With just weeks to go until Innsbruck 2012, the YOG team can excitedly reveal that the second edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games will be in Lillehammer, Norway!

Steeped in sporting history, Lillehammer is no stranger to the Olympic Movement, having hosted, in 1994, an unforgettable Olympic Winter Games. And we are sure Lillehammer 2016 will be just as memorable!

Will the Lillehammer 2016 mascot be as popular as Yoggl? Will there be any new sports added to the programme? Who will be the YOG Ambassadors? Watch this space for all the latest news, updates and videos!

Lillehammer 2016 Photos

  • Lillehammer 2016 Closing Ceremony

    PDT Bach and Honorary PDT Jacques Rogge in the audience at the closing ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 21 February 2016.

  • Ice Hockey Mens' Gold Medal

    Benoit-Olivier Groulx CAN (L) vies with Jake Wise USA during the Ice Hockey men's final between Canada and USA at the Kristins Hall during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 21 February 2016.

  • Ice Hockey Mens' Gold Medal

    Aidan Dudas CAN has a shot on goalie Drew Deridder USA during the Ice Hockey men's final between Canada and USA at the Kristins Hall during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 21 February 2016.

  • Ice Hockey Mens' Gold Medal

    Aidan Dudas CAN (Center) vies with Adam Samuelsson USA during the Ice Hockey men's final between Canada and USA at the Kristins Hall during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 21 February 2016.

  • Curling Mixed Doubles

    Honoka Sasaki JPN throws a stone during the Curling Mixed Doubles Finals Bronze Medal Game at Lillehammer Curling Hall during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 21 February 2016.

  • Curling Mixed Doubles

    Andreas Haarstad NOR sweeps the ice during the Curling Mixed Doubles Finals Bronze Medal Game at Lillehammer Curling Hall during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 21 February 2016.

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