Youth Olympic Games


1. List of Youth Olympic Games


Summer Youth Olympic Games

  • 2010  Singapore, Singapore
  • 2014  Nanjing, China
  • 2018  Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2022  Dakar, Senegal

Winter Youth Olympic Games

  • 2012  Innsbruck, Austria
  • 2016  Lillehammer, Norway
  • 2020  Lausanne, Switzerland

 

2. Summer Youth Olympic Games: Facts & Figures


I. Singapore 2012
Dates: 14 to 26 August 2010
NOC participated: 204 + Independent Olympic Participants (athletes from Kuwait, owing the suspension of their NOC)
Athletes: 3,524
Events: 201, in 26 sports
Volunteers: 20,000
Media: 1,768
Team Officials: 1,871
Mascots: Lyo and Merly

 

II. Nanjing 2014
Dates: 16 to 28 August 2014
NOC participated: 201 + 1 Independent Olympic Athlete
Athletes: 3,759
Events: 222
Volunteers: 18,200
Medias: 3,160
Team Officials: 1,209
Mascot: Nanjinglele

 

III. Buenos Aires 2018
Dates: 6 to 18 October 2018
Athletes: 4,000
NOC expected: 206
Sport programme: 239 events in 32 sports and 36 disciplines
Volunteers: 8,300
Mascot: #Pandi

 

IV. Dakar 2022
Proposed dates: Last two weeks of May

 

Source: The International Olympic Committee

 

3. Summer Youth Olympic Games: Facts & Figures


I. Innsbruck 2012
Dates: 13 to 22 January 2012
NOC participated: 69
Athletes: 1,022 (466 girls; 556 boys)
Events: 63, in 7 sports
Volunteers: 1,440 from 50 countries
Media: 900
Team Officials: 611
Mascot: Yoggl

 

II. Lillehammer 2016
Dates: 12 to 21 February (Opening Ceremony exactly 22 years after the 1994 Olympic Winter Games, which were also held there).
NOC participated: 71
Athletes: 1,067
Events: 70 events in 15 sports
Volunteers: 3,278
Mascots: Sjogg

 

III. Lausanne 2020
Dates: 9 to 22 January 2020
Athletes expected: 1,880

 

Source: The International Olympic Committee

 

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