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Bach: Door open for Swiss Olympic bid after ‘huge success’ of Lausanne YOG

f the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympics (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has said the door is open for Switzerland to bid for a future edition of the Olympics following Lausanne’s successful staging of the winter Youth Olympic Games.

Today (Wednesday) is the last day of events at Lausanne 2020 and Bach has hailed the Games as a “huge success” as 1,872 athletes from 79 countries took part. More than 640,000 spectators attended events at venues across the cantons of Vaud, Valais and Grisons and in neighbouring France.

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