In Kuala Lumpur in July of 2015, a dream came true: Switzerland was given the right to host the 3rdedition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games. As the head of our team, you led us to success and together we were bringing an Olympic event home to your beloved Olympic Capital, Lausanne. This is where it all started.
Since then, our dream has become a reality and with your enthusiasm you managed to bring all of our partners together to make them even more passionate about our project. You showed us that working for and with youth is truly possible when we trust and empower them.
Your vision to deliver innovative Games that will make a difference in the lives of young people is what Lausanne 2020 is all about and will continue to be.
In January 2020, it will be our great pride to deliver the most beautiful sports festival, the one we imagined together. You can count on us.
Your Lausanne 2020 team
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