National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus
13 February 2020
On February 18 the NOC Belarus will hold the celebration in honor of the III Winter YOG medalists

February 18, 2020 at 11:00 in the Hall of Olympic Glory of the headquarters of the NOC Belarus (Minsk, Raduzhnaya St. 27-2, 5th floor) the celebration of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games 2020 in Lausanne (Swiss Confederation) will be held. The First Vice President of the NOC of Belarus Viktor Lukashenko, the medalists of the Games, their coaches, parents and teammates will take part in the ceremony.

Belarus in Lausanne was represented in 5 different sports: biathlon (3 boys and 3 girls), alpin skiing (1 boy), speed skating (2 boys and 2 girls), skiing (2 boys and 2 girls), ice hockey - 3x3 tournament (4 boys). Ilya Korzun recieved the gold medal in 3x3 hockey, and Julia Kovalevskay awon the bronze medal in biathlon.

We recall that the III Winter Youth Olympic Games were held from January 9 to January 22, 2020 in Lausanne (Switzerland). The first winter Games for young athletes had been held in 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria, and later in 2016 the Norwegian Lillehammer hosted the main starts of young athletes.

We invite media representatives to cover the event and ask to confirm the participation until February, 17 (12.00).

Press Service of the NOC Belarus