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19 Dec 2011
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Winter Youth Olympic Games: Great footage, photos and interviews available – Information for the media

Dear Media Colleagues and Friends,

The inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games will soon get under way in Innsbruck, and the media relations team at the IOC would like to offer you content and services to help you with pre-Games programming and any other requests you may have during the Games. Please see below a short description of what is available:

  • Really cool broadcast quality footage of our four YOG Ambassadors and champions Lindsey Vonn (USA), Benjamin Raich (Austria), Yuna Kim (South Korea) and Kevin Rolland (France). We can make unedited interviews as well as fully edited videos available for you.

    Click here to preview one of Lindsey Vonn’s videos
    Click here to preview one of Benjamin Raich’s videos
    Click here to preview one of Yuna Kim’s videos
    Click here to preview one of Kevin Rolland’s videos

To download all videos in broadcast quality, please click here

  • For high-resolution photos of the IOC President, Jacques Rogge, our four Ambassadors, venues, logos, mascots and kids practising sport, please see below for FTP details:
    User : Images11
    Password : Lux!209
    (We recommend you use FileZilla to read the FTP.)

Please note that photos can be used only for editorial purposes, should all be accompanied by a copyright notice and cannot be made available in a downloadable format. 

  • Contact details of competitors via their National Olympic Committees.
  • Press conferences to take place in Innsbruck at the Saal Brüssel in the Congress Hall:
    -       13 January at 10 a.m. (local time): Press conference with IOC President Jacques Rogge
    -       18 January at 11 a.m. (local time): Press briefing with Gilbert Felli, IOC Olympic Games Executive Director
    -       22 January at 2 p.m. (local time): Press conference with IOC President Jacques Rogge

We are very excited about the first edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games and are happy to talk to you about it, listen to your suggestions and answer any questions that you might have. We look forward to hearing from you.

The IOC Media Relations Team


For more information, please contact the IOC Media Relations Team:
Tel: +41 21 621 6000 e-mail:, or visit our web site at




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