It is with great sadness that the Lausanne 2020 Organising Committee learned of the death of its President Patrick Baumann while he was attending the Summer Youth Olympic Games currently underway in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Lausanne will be celebrating thetraditional Olympic Week this year from October 14th to 18th.
Lausanne 2020 reported on the progress of its work to the Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today in Buenos Aires. Since last Saturday, the Argentine capital is the host of the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games. This report was an opportunity for the Organising Committee to present, among other things, its five “commitments” for the long-term impacts of Lausanne 2020.
For the first time in the history of the modern Olympic Games, the Opening Ceremony was held in the street, with the celebration open to all
From 6 to 18 October 2018, the third edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games will welcome 4,000 of the world’s best young athletes to Buenos Aires, Argentina. With 239 events, including new sports and disciplines, coverage of the YOG will be featured on several platforms, including Olympic Rights-Holding Broadcasters (RHBs) in over 220 territories, Olympic Channel, featuring live and on-demand event coverage - and social platforms so that you can follow your favourite sport around the clock and wherever you are!
As we said recently, Lausanne 2020 would be nothing without itsvolunteers, who put all they’ve got into the success of the project.Among them are the Lausanne 2020 translators!
Two Lausanne higher education establishments the Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne (ECAL) art school and the Ecole de la Construction construction school, have come together to create the Olympic Cauldron, medal trays and podiums for Lausanne 2020.