Lausanne 2020


In 2020, the ‘Olympic Capital’ is the host city of the third Winter Youth Olympic Games.

 

1. General info


Photo: Martijn Giebels

III Winter Youth Olympic Games
Lausanne, Switzerland
9 to 22 January 2020
Athletes expected: 1,800 (15-18 years old and from more than 80 countries)
8 Sports, 16 disciplines
8 Competition sites
Website

 

2. Events


Sport Discipline Events – Men Events – Women Events – Mixed Total
Biathlon -Sprint 7.5km
-Individual 12.5km
-Sprint 6km
-Individual 10km
-Mixed Relay
-Single Mixed Relay
6
Bobsleigh Bobsleigh -Monobob -Monobob 2
Skeleton -Individual -Individual 2
Curling -Mixed Team
-Mixed NOC Doubles
2
Ice Hockey -6 Team Tournament
-Mixed NOC 3 on 3 Tournament
-6 Team Tournament
-Mixed NOC 3 on 3 Tournament
4
Luge -Single
-Double
-Single
-Double
-Team Relay 5
Skating Figure Skating -Single -Single -Pairs
-Ice Dance
-Mixed NOC Team Event
5
Short Track Speed Skating -500m
-1000m
-500m
-1000m
-Mixed NOC Relay 5
Speed Skating -500m
-1500m
-Mass Start
-500m
-1500m
-Mass Start
-Mixed NOC Team Sprint 7
Skiing Alpine Skiing -Slalom
-Giant Slalom
-SuperG
-Alpine Combined
-Slalom
-Giant Slalom
-SuperG
-Alpine Combined
-Parallel Mixed Team Event 9
Freestyle Skiing -Ski Halfpipe
-Ski Slopestyle
-Ski Big Air
-Ski Cross
-Ski Halfpipe
-Ski Slopestyle
-Ski Big Air
-Ski Cross
8
Snowboard -Snowboard Halfpipe
-Snowboard Slopestyle
-Snowboard Big Air
-Snowboard Cross
-Snowboard Halfpipe
-Snowboard Slopestyle
-Snowboard Big Air
-Snowboard Cross
8
Cross-Country Skiing -Sprint
-10km
– Cross Country Cross
-Sprint
-5km
– Cross Country Cross
6
Nordic Combined -Individual NH/10km -Individual NH/5km 2
Ski Jumping -Individual -Individual -Mixed Teams 3
Combined Disciplines -Nordic Mixed Team NH 4×3.3km
-Ski Snowboard Cross Mixed Team
2
Ski Mountaineering -Sprint
-Individual
-Sprint
-Individual
-Mixed NOC Relay 5

Source: The International Olympic Committee

 

Read more: Lausanne 2020 Athlete quotas

 

3. Masterplan


 

 

4. Venues


ClusterVenueSportsCapacityType
LausanneCentre sportif de Malley / Vaudoise arénaCeremonies, Ice Hockey, Figure skating and Short track speed skating9600 SeatsNew
Youth Olympic Village
Medal Plaza
LeysinSki Freestyle (Halfpipe & Slopestyle), Snowboard (Halfpipe & Slopestyle)
Les DiableretsAlpine skiing
VillarsSki Cross, Snowboard Cross & Ski Mountaineering
ChampéryChampéry PalladiumCurlingExisting
St. MoritzSt. Moritz-Celerina Olympic BobrunBobsleigh, Skeleton and LugeExisting
Lac de Saint-MoritzSpeed skatingTemporary
Vallée de JouxCross-country skiing
Les Tuffes/Station des Rousses (France)Stade Nordique des TuffesBiathlon, Nordic combined and Ski jumpingExisting

 

5. Youth Olympic Village


The construction of the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Village (“Vortex”) on the campus of the Université de Lausanne has started. You can read more about the concept behind the design in this presentation.

After the Youth Olympic Games, the building will be used as student accommodation for 1,000 students.

 

Project details

  • Architect: Dürig AG (website)
  • Client: Retraites Populaires & SiPAL Canton de Vaud
  • Landscape Design: Vulkan Studio, Zürich

 

Youth Olympic Village facts & figures

  • 1,600 beds
  • 630 Rooms
  • 475 Studios
  • 50 Apartments
  • Courtyard: 7,800 m2
  • Construction: 2017-2019
  • Legacy: Student accommodation

 

Webcam construction

You can watch the progress of construction on this page.

 

Images

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Location

 

6. Look of the Games


Emblem

 

Pictograms

Image: Lausanne 2020

Read more here.

 

Mascot

 

7. News / Blogposts


Read the latest news here