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:
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.
Sunday 20 March:
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: