IOC; 134th Session moved from Milan to Lausanne

Lausanne Railway Station – Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

During the IOC Session in Buenos Aires it was decided that the 134th IOC Session will be held in Lausanne instead of Milan. At this session the host of the 2026 Winter Olympic Games will be chosen. The election cannot be held in a country which has a candidate for the Games.

IOC; Milan elected as host of the IOC Session in 2019

Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) in Milan, residential towers designed by Boeri Studio. Photo: Martijn Giebels

At the last day of the IOC Session in Lima, Milan was elected as the host city of the IOC Session in 2019. During this Session, the host city for the 2026 Winter Olympics Games will be chosen.

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Principe di Savoia hotel – IOC Executive Board meeting


La Scala – IOC Session opening ceremony

Photo by Anna & Michal on Flickr (CC BY 2.0)


MiCo (Milano Congressi) – IOC Session

Photo by David Davies on Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)




Presentation during the IOC Session in Lima




Speech by Diana Bianchedi
Speech by Giuseppe Sala
Speech by Antonio Rossi
Speech by Giovanni Malagò