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  • News | Beijing 2022

    “My goal is to win Olympic gold”: China’s YOG champion Gu looks ahead to Beijing 2022

    Chinese freestyle skier Eileen Gu was already a winner on the FIS World Cup circuit before competing at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020. After winning YOG gold in both halfpipe and big air, as well as a silver in slopestyle, the 17-year-old has firmly established herself as one of the rising stars in the sport, and is now hoping to inspire others as she targets a return to the podium on home snow at the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.
    18 Jan 2021 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Beijing 2022, Freestyle Skiing, People's Republic of China
  • News | YOG

    YOG stars to watch in 2021

    With a host of major sporting events on the calendar for 2021, olympic.org highlights some former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) stars who could shine over the next 12 months.
    14 Jan 2021 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    The YOG stars who shone brightly in 2020

    Olympic.org looks back at some of the most impressive achievements of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in 2020.
    12 Jan 2021 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Relive the best moments of Lausanne 2020

    One year on from the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, olympic.org looks back at some of the highlights from the Games.
    08 Jan 2021 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | YOG

    Arielle Gold reflects on YOG, PyeongChang medal and challenges of 2020

    After winning two silver medals at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Innsbruck 2012, US snowboarder Arielle Gold went on to win a world title in 2013 and was selected for the US team at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014. An injury on the eve of competition robbed her of the chance to compete in Russia, but she returned four years later at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 to win halfpipe bronze behind fellow YOG graduate Chloe Kim. Here, Arielle reflects on her experiences at the Games and how what she learnt at the YOG helped prepare her for the Olympic stage.
    07 Jan 2021 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    YOG athletes reflect on unique challenges of 2020

    Athletes around the world have faced huge challenges throughout 2020 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with events postponed or cancelled and lockdown measures affecting their training. Here, former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes reveal how they have adapted to an unprecedented year.
    18 Dec 2020 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | IOC News

    Sport for Refugees Coalition: from pledges to actions

    At the first ever Global Refugee Forum last year, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Refuge Foundation (ORF), in close collaboration with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), announced the creation of an unprecedented global initiative: a Sport Coalition committed to building a better world for refugees through sport. As the Coalition celebrates its one-year anniversary – and UNHCR its landmark 70th anniversary – we look at some of the concrete projects that were brought to fruition in 2020 through the Coalition.
    14 Dec 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Tokyo 2020, Refugee Olympic Team, Olympic Solidarity
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