Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020
Skimo competitions in Villars (CH)09 January 2020
The Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 take place from January 9 to 22 in Switzerlad.
The Youth Olympic Games are an international Olympic sporting event of the highest level for athletes aged 15 to 18. They combine sports performance, culture and education in an authentic celebration of sport with a festive atmosphere. The aim is to encourage young people to adopt and represent the positive values of sport – respect for others, for themselves and for our environment; friendship between people and cultures; and, excellence in self-giving – and to become sports ambassadors throughout the world.
Overall, a total of 81 competitions will be held at eight different venues over the 13 days following the Opening Ceremony.
Villars will host the skimountaineering competitions as well as ski cross and snowboard cross on January 10, 13 and 14 and from January 19 to 21.
Ski Mountaineering Events
Friday, January 10
- 10:30 - 12:30 - Women Individual
- 12:30 - 14:30 - Men Individual
Monday, January 13
- 10:30 - 13:30 - Women Sprint & Men Sprint
Tuesday, January 14
- 11:00 - 12:45 - Mixed NOC Relay