OLYMPICS Opening ceremony of 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held in Lausanne

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Opening ceremony of 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held in Lausanne

Xinhua

16:15, January 10, 2020

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (R) delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020. (Photos: Xinhua)

Gina Zehnder, Swiss figure skating athlete, lights up the cauldron during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

Athletes pose for photos with Yodli, the official mascot of the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

Gina Zehnder, Swiss figure skater, reacts after lighting up the cauldron during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga declares the opening of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games during its opening ceremony held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

Torch bearer Kevin Rolland reacts during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

Actors perform during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

Gina Zehnder, Swiss figure skating athlete, lights up the cauldron during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

Ding Yuhuan, flag bearer of the delegtion of China, marches during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.ITED.

President of the Organizing Committee of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games Virginie Faivre, addresses the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

An actress performs during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

The Olympic flag is hoisted during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

An actress performs during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

Members of the delegation of Switzerland march into the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

Athletes and actors celebrate during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

Members of the delegation of Switzerland march into the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

Yodli, the official mascot of the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, performs with actresses during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (C) addresses the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

President of the Organizing Committee of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games Virginie Faivre addresses the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (front 3rd L) delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

Gina Zehnder, Swiss figure skating athlete, reacts after lighting up the cauldron during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

Members of the delegation of China march into the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

An actress performs during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

Zhai Zhixin (L) of the delegation of China reacts during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

The Olympic flag is seen during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games held at Vaudoise Arena in Lausanne, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.

(200110) -- ST. MORITZ, Jan. 10, 2020 (Xinhua) -- German athletes parade on their way to the opening ceremony in St. Moritz, Switzerland on Jan. 9, 2020.ITED.

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