YOG – Lausanne 2020; Masterplan (January 2019)


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

YOG – Lausanne 2020; 1 Year to Go!

Source: Website Lausanne 2020

The final countdown is on as we’re only 1 year away from Lausanne 2020!

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
Visit the Lausanne 2020 website



Yesterday, the Lausanne 2020 Mascot was revealed;

YOG – Lausanne 2020; Photos Construction Youth Olympic Village (November 2018)

Photo: Martijn Giebels

You can read more about the design of the Youth Olympic Village on this page.





Photo: Martijn Giebels


See more photos after the break.

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YOG – Dakar 2022; Introduction to Senegal (1)

By jbdodane20130513-DSC_8564, CC BY 2.0, Link


Republic of Senegal

  • Capital: Dakar (population 3,520,200)
  • Official language: French
  • Area: 196,712 km2 (2,1% Water)
  • Population: 15,851,000 (2017)
  • Population density: 82.3/km2
  • Population growth rate: 3.0% (average annual)
  • Life expectancy at birth in years: 67.5/63.8 (females/males)
  • Human Development Index: 0.505 (rank 164 – low)
  • Expected years of schooling: 9.7 years
  • Time zone: GMT (UTC +0)
  • GDP: USD 13,633,000 (2017)
  • GDP per capita: USD 901.1 (2017)
  • Major trading partners:
    • Export: Mali, Switzerland and India
    • Import: France, China and Nigeria
  • Tourist/visitor arrivals at national borders: 1,007,000 (2017)

Data via United Nations Statistics Division and UNDP


Flag of Senegal


Map of regions in Senegal

By Amitchell125 – Own work using: this base map by NordNordWest, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link

YOG – Dakar 2022; Composition of the International Olympic Committee Coordination Commission for the Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022

Kirsty Coventry

Paul Tergat
Nawal El Moutawakel
Gunilla Lindberg
Li Lingwei
Andrew Ryan (Executive Director of ASOIF)
Leandro Larossa (CEO of Buenos Aires 2018)


Source: Kirsty Coventry to lead the Dakar 2022 IOC Coordination Commission [IOC]

YOG – Dakar 2022; Map and List of Venues

Venue map




  • 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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