Access to the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games page
The 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016
The games will take place from Friday, 12. February 2016 to Sunday, 21. February 2016
This unique youth event will focus on youth participation and integration.
Lillehammer 2016 invite the youth of the world to GO beyond and CREATE tomorrow. This is our vision - our major guiding principles. The main themes and goals are: young leadership legacy, sustainability and peace & dialogue.
Duration: 10 days of winter sports competitions, Culture and Education programme
Athletes: 1100 youth at the age between 15 and 18
Nations: approx. 70
Build on the legacy from the Lillehammer 94 Olympic Games and use of existing sports venues in Hamar, Gjøvik, Øyer and Lillehammer
Contribute to the construction of new student housing, which will serve as the Youth Olympic Village during the YOG in 2016.