About Lillehammer 2016

The second edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games will run from Feb. 12-21, 2016, in Lillehammer, Norway. More than 1,100 athletes from nearly 70 nations are expected to participate. The 10-day competition for athletes between the ages of 15-18 will feature all seven sports on the program for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

For more information on the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games, visit Lillehammer2016.com.

By The Numbers

1,100+ Athletes 
70 National Olympic Committees 
70 Medal events
7 Total sports
15 Sport disciplines
10 Competition days
9 Venues
6 Non-competition venues
5 Cities (Lillehammer, Hamar, Gjøvik, Øyer and Oslo)
3,000 Volunteers -- 57 percent are 30 years old or younger, and over 800 are in their teens
34 Average age within the Organizing Committee