Dakar 2026

Senegal will be the first African country to ever host an Olympic event.


1. General info

Dakar Senegal - Looking North

IV Summer Youth Olympic Games
Dakar, Senegal


2. News / Blogposts

Read the latest news here


3. Masterplan

Venues in Google Maps


4. Venues

List of venues


  • Olympique Club
  • Piscine Olympique + Adjacent Park
  • Caserne Samba Diéri DIALLO
  • Stade National Iba Mar DIOP
  • Arène National de la Lutte


  • Dakar Arena
  • Dakar Expo Center
  • Université Amadou mahtar MBOW
  • Youth Olympic Village


  • Plan d’eau de la Somone Saly
  • Lamantin Beach Hotel and Resort
  • Golf de Saly


Concept video

Dakar 2022: It’s time for Africa – see you in Senegal

IOC Media on YouTube
The fourth edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games 2022 (YOG) will be held in Dakar, Senegal. The decision was unanimously taken today by a show of hands from the full International Olympic Committee (IOC) Membership during the IOC Session in Buenos Aires. This is the first time the Youth Olympic Games will be organised in Africa.

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5. Evaluation Commission Report

Evaluation Commission Report – 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games 2022

Download link (pdf)


6. Sports and Events Programme


Source / more information: Press release IOC


Update 8 January 2020

+ Baseball5 (mixed gender, four women and four men)
+ Wushu (two men’s and two women’s events)

The Centre International de Conférences Abdou Diouf has been provisionally identified as the location for both sports.


Source / more information: Press release IOC