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  • 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

    Japan claims fourth speed skating medal in St. Moritz

    The 1500m speed skating competition is a lung burner: three-and-three-quarter laps of full-throttle racing that leaves the body and mind in agony.
    13 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Speed Skating
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Alpine skier Chinupun at forefront of Thailand's winter sport revolution

    Thirteen months ago Thailand’s Nichakan Chinupun had never seen snow. Now she is a bonafide Winter Youth Olympian, having completed both runs to finish 37th out of a starting list of 78 athletes in the Alpine skiing women’s giant slalom on Sunday.
    13 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Alpine Skiing, Thailand
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Japan and Netherlands grab first speed skating golds of Lausanne 2020

    The speed skating competition at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games exploded into life with gold medals for Yamamoto Yudai (JPN) and Isabel Grevelt (NED) in the men’s and women's 500m races.
    12 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Speed Skating
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 Vision: Sports stars offer young athletes strong support

    As the countdown continues to the third edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org takes a look at the Athlete Role Models who will be on hand to help, advise and support the young athletes in Lausanne.
    23 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Six additional sporting stars to mentor young athletes at Lausanne 2020

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the names of six world-class athletes who will help the young athletes at Lausanne 2020, from 9 to 22 January 2020. They join a list of 13 previously appointed athletes.
    05 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Boxing golds evenly shared

    Athletes from Thailand, Brazil, Kazakhstan and Russia topped the podium in the four events that rounded off Wednesday’s boxing action at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    17 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Boxing
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