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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Mixed-nation relay brings together short track speed skaters

    The Republic of Korea has been dominant in the short track speed skating at Lausanne 2020, but the rest of the world grabbed some limelight in the mixed NOC team relay on Wednesday.
    22 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Short Track Speed Skating
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Republic of Korea claim another golden double

    Republic of Korea athletes confirmed their dominance of short track speed skating at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games by taking gold in the men’s and ladies’ 500m events on Monday.
    20 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Short Track Speed Skating, Republic of Korea
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Hot blades on a frozen lake

    Lausanne 2020's speed skating competition has been contested at the most scenic venue of the Games – on the frozen lake in St. Moritz. And the athletes performed admirably.
    17 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Speed Skating
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    One to watch at Lausanne 2020: Quebec short track skater FĂ©lix Pigeon

    In Canada, Quebec has a history of producing top short track speed skaters who shine on the Olympic and world stage. One of the biggest names to come from the province is five-time Olympic medallist Charles Hamelin, a hero to Félix Pigeon, who hopes to follow in Hamelin’s footsteps at elite international level, starting with the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020!
    17 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Canada, Short Track Speed Skating
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Short track speed skater Metraux fights for the right to race

    A little rough and tumble is an expected feature of short track speed skating as athletes vie for position on the ice. Arms and elbows can land in some pretty painful places.
    17 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Short Track Speed Skating, Switzerland
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Japan confirm speed skating dominance in St. Moritz finale

    Japanese speed skater Arito Motonaga rounded off a spectacular five days by claiming his third medal of the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games in the men’s mass start race.
    16 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Speed Skating, Japan
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Thabo Rateleki: the South African trailblazer

    Thabo Rateleki had never skied outside South Africa before. Before these Youth Olympic Games (YOG), he’d never even taken a plane before. But, standing at the slalom finish line, he was absolutely delighted to have completed the two runs on the icy slope at Les Diablerets. He and his team-mate Hanle Van der Merwe are Africa’s sole representatives at these YOG.
    15 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Alpine Skiing, South Africa
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