2009 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival

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.

2009 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival
Host city5 cities in Silesia, Poland
Nations participating46
Athletes participating1,615
Opening ceremony15 February 2009
Closing ceremony20 February 2009
Officially opened byLech Kaczyński
Athlete's OathMagdalena Kozielska
Judge's OathMarek Tucznio
Torch lighterPiotr Fijas[1]
Main venueSkalite Ski Jumping Stadium[2]
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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

  *   Host nation (Poland)

1 Russia (RUS)52411
2 Germany (GER)47415
3 Austria (AUT)4419
4 Finland (FIN)4026
5 Norway (NOR)34613
6  Switzerland (SUI)33511
7 Sweden (SWE)2316
8 Slovenia (SLO)2024
9 Poland (POL)*1214
10 France (FRA)1124
11 Great Britain (GBR)1102
 Ukraine (UKR)1102
13 Estonia (EST)1001
14 Czech Republic (CZE)0112
15 Bulgaria (BUL)0101
16 Denmark (DEN)0011
 Latvia (LAT)0011
Totals (17 nations)32303193


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