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Lillehammer Celebrates One Year To 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games

Feb. 12, 2015, 1:07 p.m. (ET)

On Feb. 12, 2016, athlete from around the world will gather for the start of the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. The Opening Ceremony will be held exactly 22 years after the 1994 Olympic Winter Games hosted by the same city. The Youth Olympic Games will bring together 1,100 athletes between the age of 15-18 years representing 70 nations and competing in 70 medal events. The Games will take place from Feb. 12-21, 2016.