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  • Lausanne 2020 and IOC statement on Opening Ceremony rehearsal accident


    01/08/20

    Lausanne, 8 January 2020

    Lausanne 2020 and The International Olympic Committee (IOC) are saddened to hear of an accident suffered by a performing artist during the Opening Ceremony rehearsal for the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 that took place yesterday (7 January).

    The performing artist suffered the accident at the Vaudoise Arena, after which she was evacuated to the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV) where she underwent treatment.

    Lausanne 2020 and The IOC wish the performer a fast and full recovery.

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