2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games was a multi-sporting event during the 2015-16 season.It was the junior-level equivalent of the Winter Olympics. It was held at CC Amfi in Lillehammer, Norway.
Short Track 500m - Yize Zang (CHN) wins Ladies' gold | Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games by Olympic. 4:34. Ice Dance - Shpilevaya & Smirnov (RUS) win gold | Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 is the third edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games following on from Innsbruck 2012 and Lillehammer 2016. YOGs bring together the most promising young athletes on the planet, giving the next generation of Olympic stars a stage to shine. 16 sports, 46 disciplines in the Winter Youth Olympics between the 2012 Games to the 2020 Games. In the 2012 Games at Innsbruck and the 2016 Games at Lillehammer, there were only 15 sports. In the next Games which was at the 2020 Games at Lausanne, there will be a new sport added which is ski mountaineering. The second Winter Youth Olympic Games took place in Lillehammer, Norway, from February 12-21, 2016. The event brought together top athletes between the ages of 14 and 18 from over 60 nations to compete in the seven sports which were also represented at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. Senegal and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have mutually agreed to postpone the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Dakar 2022 to 2026. President Macky Sall's proposal was welcomed by IOC President Thomas Bach, following in-depth discussions on the subject. This postponement meets the requirement
The 2016 Winter Youth Olympics (Norwegian: Vinter-OL for ungdom 2016 ), officially known as the II Winter Youth Olympic Games, took place in and around Lillehammer, Norway, between 12 February and 21 February 2016. They were the fourth Youth Olympic Games and the second winter edition.
Youth Olympic Games Mascots from Singapore 2010 to Lillehammer 2016 . of the first Youth Olympic Games in history. ‒ The Merlion symbol was created in 1964 by Alec Fraser-Brunner as the logo of the Singapore tourist office. It gave birth to other works, among them includes an 8metre statue, with a typical lion's head - 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games was a multi-sporting event during the 2015-16 season.It was the junior-level equivalent of the Winter Olympics. It was held at CC Amfi in Lillehammer, Norway. The Olympics are returning to Lillehammer, this time in the form of the second Winter Youth Olympic Games! From February 12 to 21, over a thousand talented young athletes ages 14 to 18 will participate in a series of events taking place not just in Lillehammer, but also in Hamar, Gjøvik, Øyer, and Oslo.
Lillehammer gained international fame as the host of the 1994 Winter Olympic Games. Since then, tourism has flourished in this Norwegian city. Skiing is excellent, of course, but even non-skiers can experience the thrill of the slopes by taking a lift to the top of Lysgårdsbakken Olympic ski jump site.
The fourth Youth Olympics The Youth Olympic Games first took place in Singapore the summer of 2010. Two years later, Innsbruck hosted the first Winter Youth Olympic Games. The second Summer Youth Olympic Games took place in Nanjing 2014. Now, it is Lillehammer’s turn. 3000 volunteers In 2016, Lillehammer will be the next city to host the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), and this is the official Linkedin profile for Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games Organising Committe (LYOGOC). A few photos of the Lillehammer 2016 Winter YOG which drew to a close last Sunday: (source / more photos: www.yogphotos.com) A view over the Lysga?rdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena at the beginning of the opening ceremony for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 12 February 2016.