Lausanne: Olympic Capital; Part 3 – Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games

In 1915, Baron Pierre de Coubertin chose Lausanne as the location for the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee. Today, more dan 50 international sports federations and organisations are are based in Lausanne.

In the coming weeks we will post more about Lausanne and the IOC. Today part 3; In 2020, Lausanne will host the third Winter Youth Olympic Games.

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Emblem

 

Video: Games concept

 

Map: Venues in Lausanne

Not on the map: Venues in Morges, Diablerets, Leysin, Villars, Vallée de Joux, Prémanon and St. Moritz.

 

Palais de Beaulieu

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  • Sports: Figure skating, short track, curling
  • Opened: 1921

 

Stade Pierre de Coubertin

  • Events: Opening and Closing ceremonies
  • Capacity: 12,000

 

UNIL-EPFL Sport Centre

  • Sport: Speed skating

 

Centre Intercommunal de Glace de Malley

  • Sport: Ice hockey
  • Capacity: 7,600
  • Opened: 1984

 

Youth Olympic Village

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

 

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