Lausanne Makes Formal Bid For 2020 Youth Games

Lausanne has submitted a formal bid for the 2020 Youth Olympic Games, with the backing of Swiss President Ueli Maurer, reports PlanetSKI.

President Maurer released a statement saying,” if designed intelligently, the Games can actually have a significant weight on the development of the next generation in Switzerland”.

St. Moritz hosted the 1924 Winter Olympic Games, but Switzerland has not held the Games since despite several attempts.