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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Norway’s Nordic mixed team gold is “almost” relaxing

    Victory for Norway in the Nordic combined mixed team event at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games came with such ease on Wednesday that it could almost have been a practice run.
    22 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Nordic Combined, Norway
  • 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

    Nydegger stays humble after earning acclaim for skeleton triumph

    Germany’s Lukas David Nydegger reigned supreme from start to finish to win the men’s skeleton gold medal on Monday, concluding two days of thrilling action in the sport at the St. Moritz Olympia Bob Run.
    20 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Skeleton, Germany
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    YOG for young people, by them and with them

    From the medal trays and podiums to the look and feel around the competition sites, many of the things you see at Lausanne 2020 have been designed or built by young people from the Canton of Vaud. This has provided social benefits and a strong legacy of skills development and sports participation for the local youth. 
    20 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Sustainability, Legacy
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    High fives for fab four as Republic of Korea clean up at short track

    The Republic of Korea dominated the first day of short track speed skating at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, winning the gold and silver medals in both the ladies’ and men’s 1000m events.
    18 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Short Track Speed Skating
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    No guts no glory for YOG skeleton hopefuls

    ST. MORITZ, Jan 18 – At the top of the Olympia Bob Run, skeleton racer Ryan Kuehn (CAN) gulped down his energy drink and listened to a heavy metal song through his headphones. He then fired himself down the track on his sled, hitting a top speed of 128.7km per hour.
    18 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Skeleton, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Canada
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    A historic setting

    Olympic.org goes behind the scenes to see how the young athletes at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 are enjoying competing in St Moritz, Olympic host in 1928 and 1948 and home to a unique bobsleigh track and a frozen lake for skating.
    18 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
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