Four Irish Athletes To Compete In The European Youth Olympic Festival

Four Irish athletes across Alpine Skiing and Figure Skating will compete as part of Team Ireland in the Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Vuokatti, Finland.

Four Irish Athletes To Compete In The European Youth Olympic Festival Four Irish Athletes To Compete In The European Youth Olympic Festival
HerSport Editor

Four Irish athletes across Alpine Skiing and Figure Skating will compete as part of Team Ireland in the Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Vuokatti, Finland. The competition will run from from the 20-25 March.

The EYOF is a multi-sport event aimed at athletes aged 14-18 years of age, that is held every two years and is run by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) under the patronage of the IOC.

In a fitting nod on International Women’s Day, an all-female team was announced. The Irish athletes competing are:

Alpine Skiing:

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Kailey Murphy

Megan Ryan

Charlotte Turner

Figure Skating

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Elizabeth Golding

Originally known as the European Youth Olympic Days, the event has been running since 1993, with the summer edition occurring since 1991. Over six days next March young athletes from around Europe test themselves against each other across a range of sports, like skiing, ice-hockey and skating.

Schedule:

Sunday 20 March:

Opening Ceremony

Tuesday 22 March:

10:00 local time – Alpine Skiing - Girls Slalom

Wednesday 23 March:

18:30 local time – Figure Skating – Girls Short Programme

Thursday 24 March:

18:00 local time – Figure Skating – Girls Free Skating

Friday 25 March:

Closing Ceremony

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