The finest athletes in Lausanne

On Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July, Lausanne has lived to the rhythm of Athletissima! The not-to-be-missed athletics meet of the Lausanne Summer Season, which is also an integrant part of the Diamond League, brought together the finest international athletes in front of around 13000 spectators.

Aside from the Pontaise Olympic Stadium where the events take place, Athletissima has also settled in Flon, in the Medals Plaza of Lausanne 2020, for the women pole-jumping event. Sport at the heart of the city!

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The spectators had the chance to benefit from numerous animations brought to them by Lausanne 2020. They also had the chance to take pictures with the one and only Yodli, the renowned mascot of the upcoming Winter Youth Olympic Games; A mascot who recently met the sprinter Sarah Atcho, newly appointed ambassador for Lausanne 2020, and who was at the start of the 200m and 4x100m at Athletissima.