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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Happy athletes make skimo the “beautiful sport”

    From the gold medal winners through to an athlete in last place, nobody at the ski mountaineering sprint finals at Villars Winter Park could stop smiling on Monday. 
    13 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Asher-Smith tells YOG athletes: "Believe in yourself"

    She had swapped her spikes for warmer high tops, her sprint suit for a thick down jacket. But British sprinter and Team Galaxy athlete Dina Asher-Smith remained in her element as she shared her athletic journey at the Youth Olympic Village on Sunday.
    13 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Samsung
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Johanna Puff wants to do well for Germany in the biathlon at Lausanne 2020

    There will be four events at the Les Tuffes venue in Prémanon between 11 and 15 January: the individual, the sprint, the individual mixed relay and the team mixed relay. Johanna Puff is one of the eight biathletes in the German team, which will consist of four men and four women. Number one in her age category in her country, she is hoping to do well in all the events and if possible win medals.
    11 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Biathlon
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Edvin Anger: “I have never been to Switzerland!”

    Edvin Anger (standing tall at 1.90m) will be one of Sweden’s main assets in cross-country skiing during the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020, in what will be his first big international competition. A sprint specialist, he will be looking to shine in La Vallée de Joux, where the races will be taking place.
    09 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Cross Country Skiing, Sweden
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Thibe Deseyn: “The YOG will get ski mountaineering more widely known”

    At the age of 16, Thibe Deseyn was named “Rookie of the Year 2019” in Switzerland thanks to her brilliant results in the three disciplines of ski mountaineering. Born and raised in Leysin, which will be hosting the freestyle skiing and snowboarding events of the YOG Lausanne 2020, she is already immersed in the Olympic atmosphere and fully intends to win one or more medals in the sprint, individual and team events held at Villars sur Ollon.
    02 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • C1 sprint gold for Ukraine's Cheban | Video

    C1 sprint gold for Ukraine's Cheban

    London 2012 - Ukraine's Yuri Cheban takes gold in the men's Canoe Single (C1) 200m sprint, with Lithuania's Jevgenij Shuklin in silver on the finish line and Russian Ivan Shtyl taking bronze.
  • Gold for Attila Sandor Vajda in Canoe C1 100m | Video

    Gold for Attila Sandor Vajda in Canoe C1 100m

    Attila Sandor Vajda of Hungary claims his first gold medal in the men's C1 1000m. Vajda, bronze medallist in Athens and world number one, becomes an Olympic champion by crossing the line first in 3:50.467, just a couple of seconds ahead of reigning Olympic champion David Cal, who has to settle for silver. Canadian Thomas Hall takes home the bronze medal in 3:53.653. Canoe Sprint Men's C1 1000m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Attila Sandor Vajda (HUN), David Cal (ESP), Thomas Hall (CAN)
  • Document

    Canoe Slalom

    To discover when canoe slalom appeared on the programme of the Olympic Games and how the different events evolved from 1972 to our days.
  • Document

    Canoe Slalom

    To discover when canoe slalom appeared on the programme of the Olympic Games and how the different events evolved from 1972 to our days.
  • Liudmyla Luzan of Ukraine in the Women's C1 Head to Head Sprint

    Liudmyla Luzan of Ukraine in the Women's C1 Head to Head Sprint

    Nanjing 2014 - Liudmyla Luzan of Ukraine competes during the C1 Head to head sprint - Women final match of canoe-kayak at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, on August 24, 2014
    Sunday, August 24, 2014 10:00 AM | Photo
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