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IMPORTANT INFORMATION - Announcement of the Youth Olympic Games 2018 Host City, today, 4 July 2013

04 juil. 2013
Actualités Olympiques, Événements CIO, JOJ

Please note that today’s announcement of the host city for the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018, originally scheduled at 3.55 p.m. will now take place at 3.40 p.m. (local time, Lausanne).

Please click here for the updated programme including the timing of the presentations by the Candidate Cities for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games: Buenos Aires (Argentina), Glasgow (Great Britain) and Medellín (Colombia) – names of cities are in alphabetical order.

Watch Live streaming

You will be able to follow the 2013 Extraordinary IOC Session, including the presentations of the Candidate Cities and the announcement of the host city of the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018, live today here.

Press conference: teleconference call and playback

Media representatives who will not be in Lausanne today will have the possibility of listening live by teleconference, at 6.30 p.m. (local time), to the President’s press conference with the newly elected YOG 2018 host city.

The number and access code will be as follows:
Number to dial in
Switzerland: +41 (0) 58 810 70 00. For a full list of phone numbers in your country, please click here.
PIN code (access code): 5860347#

Media representatives will also have the opportunity to access the audio recording of the President’s press conference on 4 July one hour after it takes place, and for a period of 48 hours. Depending on where they are calling from, participants requesting the digital playback should dial: 

+41 91 612 4330 (from Europe)
+44 207 108 6233 (from the UK)     
+1 866 4162 558 (from the USA)
PIN code (access code): 10228#


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Tel: +41 21 621 6000 e-mail:, or visit our website at


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