IOC and Lausanne 2020 statement on Opening Ceremony rehearsal accident

08 Jan 2020
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Lausanne 2020 are saddened to hear of an accident suffered by a performing artist during the Opening Ceremony rehearsal for the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 that took place yesterday (7 January).

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The performing artist suffered the accident at the Vaudoise Arena, after which she was evacuated to the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV) where she underwent treatment. 

The IOC and Lausanne 2020 wish the performer a fast and full recovery.

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