Youth Winter 2012
The Innsbruck 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games ended Sunday and according to Jacques Rogge, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), it "exceeded all expectations
The Innsbruck 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games officially began Friday with an Opening Ceremony at the Bergisel stadium, located in the heart of Innsbruck. More ...
The flame for the first Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria was lit Saturday in Athens - the first time in modern Olympic history ...
The International Olympic Committee (IOC's) Coordination Commission for the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012 ended its fourth and final visit to ...
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced a medal design competition for the first edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games being held in Innsbruck ...
Innsbruck, Austria is celebrating Thursday the one-year countdown to the first ever Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2012 which takes place January 13 to 22. ...
Innsbruck 2012 organizers announced Wednesday that a mountain goat will be the mascot for the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games. In October a mascot competition ...
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Coordination Commission for the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012 ended its third inspection following three days ...
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the Innsbruck 2012 Youth Olympic Games ended its second visit to Innsbruck Wednesday. The commission members, led ...
The Innsbruck 2012 Organising Committee for the first Winter Youth Olympic Games launched its new emblem at Austria House in Whistler Wednesday during the Vancouver ...
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Youth Winter 2012 Summary
|Bid Status:||Innsbruck, Austria has been elected to host the 2012 Youth Olympic Winter Games|
|Bid Date:||December 12 2008.|
|Bid Location:||By postal vote.|
|Description:||Innsbruck (Austria) defeated Kuopio (Finland) to host the first-ever Youth Olympic Winter Games to be held in 2012. Innsbruck and Lillehammer have a rich winter sports history, both having already hosted the Olympic Winter Games. Harbin has some experience by hosting the Asian Winter Games. Kuopio is a University town with less experience but could appeal to the IOC from a youth perspective.|
|Bid Book:||Link To Bid Book|
Youth Winter 2012 Dates and More
|Youth Bid Discussion Forum|
|Candidature Procedure and Questionnaire|
|Innsbruck Bid Book|
|Lillehammer Bid Book Vol. 1|
|Lillehammer Bid Book Vol. 2|
|IOC Final Evaluation Report|
|Jan. 21, 2008||IOC to launch bid process|
|March 6, 2008||Deadline for NOCs to nominate Candidate City|
|March 2008||IOC workshop for candidate cities|
|June 19, 2008||Submission of candidature files|
|August 2, 2008||Shortlist of candidate cities - four cities included.|
|End Oct. 2008||Report by IOC Evaluation Commission.|
|Nov. 3 2008||IOC Executive board recommends that Innsbruck and Kuopio appear on IOC member voting ballots. Postal election to follow.|
|Dec. 12 2008||Innsbruck Announced as Winner|
|Pernilla Wiberg||IOC Athletes' Commission member|
|Victor Khotochkin||Vice-President of the Russian Olympic Committee|
|Fredi Schmid||AIOWF representative, International Skating Union (ISU) Director General|
|Martin Rutishauser||Swiss Olympic Association Secretary General|
|Gilbert Felli||IOC Olympic Games Executive Director|
|Christophe Dubi||IOC Sports Director|
|Essar Gabriel||IOC Head of the Youth Olympic Games|