Youth Olympic Games

An elite sporting event, the Youth Olympic Games bring together athletes (ages 15-18) from more than 200 countries around the world for a summer and winter programme.

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About the YOG

The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) are an elite sporting event for young people from all over the world - but an event distinct from other youth sports competitions. The YOG also include a series of educational activities with three areas of focus: protecting the athletes, working on performance, and assisting the athletes outside sport.

Past Youth Olympic Games

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YOG News

Snowboarder Langland looking for “redemption” in Beijing
Beijing 2022
Five Years On: The legacies of Lillehammer 2016
YOG medallist Vasiļjevs aims to “be himself” in Beijing after PyeongChang “struggles”
Beijing 2022
‘The YOG were the most fun I’ve ever had curling,’ says Lillehammer 2016 gold medallist Tardi
Lillehammer 2016