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Sonia Lynch

Innsbruck 2012: First Ever Winter Youth Olympic Games Exceed Expectations

Well it looks like the First ever Winter Youth Olympic Games went well (Innsbruck, Austria 13-22nd January 2012).

Personally, I do not think it was publicised enough.   As part of the London 2012 Olympics Legacy it was ruled that there was a need to boost sports participation due to drop-off.  At the start of the games IOC President Jacques Rogge said that there was a possibility he would back the British bid for the UK to host the Summer 2018 games.  If this is the case, should we not be shouting about this from the rooftops, just like we did the 2012 Olympic games…?