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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Video: Games concept


Map: Masterplan Lausanne 2020


Venues in Lausanne

Centre sportif de Malley / Vaudoise aréna

Photo: Martijn Giebels
  • Sports: Ceremonies, Ice Hockey, Figure skating and Short track speed skating
  • Capacity: 9,600
  • Construction: 2017-2020


Youth Olympic Village

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