A year ago Australia took 17 rising winter athletes to the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games and returned home with five medals, a heap of top ten performances and a lifetime of amazing experiences.
The IOC Executive Board agreed to add dance sport, karate and sport climbing to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Programme, which will be in addition to the 28 sports currently set to be contested for the third Summer YOG.
17 Aussie athletes represented the green and gold with pride both on and off the ice and snow at the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games.
Australian short track speed skater Julia Moore has won a silver medal at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Norway playing her part in the mixed nation relay.
Australian Ice Hockey Skills players Madison Poole and Jake Riley managed to put their skills to the test in a mixed nation games at the Lillehammer Youth Olympics.
Australian short track speed skater will be the last Aussie to compete in the green and gold at the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
1 Year to PyeongChang 2018
Did you know?
Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.
Did you know?
At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.