Conference at Nyon – The magic of the Olympics from the athlete to the organiser

Sports services, manifestations and the maintenance of Nyon city are organising several rounds of conferences in the upcoming year about varying subjects aiming to of all the Nyon locals or neighbours, curious about the new updates in sports and to discover new sporting horizons.  The first conference was held at the communal room of Nyon, Tuesday the 22nd of Mai 2018, about the theme "The magic of the Olympics, from the athlete to the organiser".

This conference starts by the diffusion of the documentary film "Russi – Collombin, A dual at the summit", created by Pierre Morath, sports historian, who presents the opposition in the 1970s of two swiss skiers and Olympic champions. Then, Ian Logan, CEO of the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020, presented the project and answered several questions from the public. The event concluded with a round table. Animated by Florian Sägesser, a journalist from the newspaper La Côte, and composed of the participants of the conference but also special invites of elite athletes such as Peter de Cruz, captain of the Swiss curling team, bronze medal at PyeongChang, or Guillaume Dutoit, Swiss diving champion on 1m and 3m in 2017, and participant of the YOG in 2014.