2020 Winter Youth Olympics

Sport Company & TTOC In Support Of New National Sports Policy

 
 

THE 3RD WINTER YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES (YOG) GOT UNDERWAY WITH A SPARKLING OPENING CEREMONY AT THE VAUDOISE ARENA ON 9 JANUARY THAT WAS FULL OF SURPRISES, AS 8,000 SPECTATORS ENJOYED SEVEN STORIES EMPHASISING THE OLYMPIC SPIRIT AND THE THEME OF “HOME”, ALL PERFORMED IN SPECTACULAR STYLE BY LOCAL YOUNG PEOPLE.
Read more: LAUSANNE 2020 KICKS OFF WITH UNFORGETTABLE OPENING CEREMONY!

Abigail Vieira is the first ever athlete from Trinidad & Tobago to participate at a Youth Olympic Games, and the first Alpine Skier from TTO to participate at any Olympic event. Abigail’s Team staff includes her Father Richard Vieira as Chef de Mission, her sister Ria Vieira as assistant coach, and her mother Alison as support staff. Her coach is Lori Ford. She is supported by team staff Mirella Arnhold, Ex-Alpine Skier and first ever Olympian in that discipline for Brazil. The team is completed by Nick Lau, a Nordic skier for Trinidad & Tobago and secretary general of the Trinidad & Tobago Snowsports Federation.

Read more: Abigail Vieira, Alpine Skiing Training, Opening Ceremony

For the first time in the history of Trinidad and Tobago, Team TTO will be represented at a Winter Youth Olympics by seventeen year old alpine skier Abigail Vieira qualifying to compete at the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Read more: Viera Makes History - Team TTO to attend 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games

Buenos Aires, Argentina. Swimmer Kael Yorke will lead Team Trinidad and Tobago into the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics on Saturday (6 October), after being announced as Team TTO flag bearer for the third edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games.

Read more: Kael Yorke announced as Team TTO Youth Olympic Games Flag Bearer

Port of Spain, September 27. Team Trinidad and Tobago (Team TTO) will be represented by thirteen (13) athletes at the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 6 – 18 October 2018. The Trinidad and Tobago team includes 3 male and 10 female athletes who will participate in Athletics, Futsal and Swimming.

Read more: 13 ATHLETES TO REPRESENT TEAM TTO AT BUENOS AIRES 2018 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

FIFA have announced the schedule for the men's and women's futsal tournaments at the Buenos Aires 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games.

Read more: FIFA announce schedule for Buenos Aires 2018 futsal tournaments

A special Olympic Rings sculpture has been unveiled at the downtown obelisk in Buenos Aires to mark one-year-to-go celebrations until the third Summer Youth Olympic Games.

Read more: Buenos Aires Mayor joins athletes to mark one-year-to-go celebrations until Summer Youth Olympic...

The Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (BAYOGOC) held a ceremony to unveil the Youth Olympic Village’s cornerstone on 6 May. The event marked the start of the construction of the Youth Olympic Village, which will be home for more than 3,800 athletes in October 2018, when the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will be held in Buenos Aires.

Read more: Buenos Aires 2018 begins work on the Youth Olympic Village

With an ambitious tagline of “Go beyond. Create tomorrow” Lillehammer 2016 can already satisfy itself with having achieved the first half of its promise. The second half will still need others to follow what was undoubtedly a great example.

Read more: Mark Cooper: Come for the Games, stay for the festival: lessons from Lillehammer

The second edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games officially began with an innovative yet nostalgic Opening Ceremony in sub-zero freezing temperatures which was not afraid to stray from the traditional here tonight.

Read more: Lillehammer 2016 begins with innovative Opening Ceremony
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