2009 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival

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2009 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival
Host city 5 cities in Silesia, Poland
Nations participating 46
Athletes participating 1,615
Sports 9
Events 31
Opening ceremony 15 February 2009
Closing ceremony 20 February 2009
Officially opened by Lech Kaczyński
Athlete's Oath Magdalena Kozielska
Judge's Oath Marek Tucznio
Torch lighter Piotr Fijas[1]
Main venue Skalite Ski Jumping Stadium[2]
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The 2009 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival was held between 15 and 20 February 2009 in Poland. The host cities are 5 cities in the Silesian province of Poland, namely Bielsko-Biala, Cieszyn, Szczyrk, Tychy, and Wisla.

Sports[edit]

Venues[edit]

Venues used:[3]

  • Bielsko-Biala
    • Bielsko-Biała curling arena (Curling)
  • Cieszyn
    • Cieszyn ice rink (Figure skating)
  • Szczyrk
    • Skalite jumping hill (Ski jumping, Nordic combined)
    • FIS Skrzyczne (Alpine skiing)
    • FIS Golgota (Snowboard - Parallel slalom)
    • Juliany snowcross track (Snowboard)
  • Tychy
    • Tychy Winter Stadium (Ice hockey)
  • Wisla
    • Kubalonka Cross-country and Biathlon Stadium (Biathlon, Cross country skiing, Nordic combined)

Medal table[edit]

  *   Host nation (Poland)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Russia52411
2 Germany47415
3 Austria4419
4 Finland4026
5 Norway34613
6 Switzerland33511
7 Sweden2316
8 Slovenia2024
9 Poland*1214
10 France1124
11 Great Britain1102
 Ukraine1102
13 Estonia1001
14 Czech Republic0112
15 Bulgaria0101
16 Denmark0011
 Latvia0011
Totals (17 nations)32303193

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IX Zimowy Olimpijski Festiwal Mlodziezy-Europy Slask Beskidy 2009 otwarty" (in Polish). Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  2. ^ "IX Zimowy EYOF Slask-Beskidy 2009". Polish Olympic Committee. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Ceremonia otwarcia IX Zimowego Olimpijskiego Festiwalu Mlodziezy Europy Slask-Beskidy 2009". Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Medal Classification" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 June 2009. Retrieved 18 November 2014.