The 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games is currently taking place in the Norewegian town of Lillehammer. The event, which opened on 12th February, is being attended by 1067 young people from 71 countries who are contesting for the 70 group medals. The Mongolian skater and International Master of Sport B.Sumiya and the skier and International Master of Sport A.Ochirsukh are in Lillehammer for the Games. Yesterday, 17 year-old B.Sumiya and her three teammates took a gold medal. Their team’s performance was 1minute 5.85 seconds. Therefore, this gold medal has gone to the united team of Mongolia, China, South Korea and Italy; so it can be said to be a symbolic medal. This medal will not be counted as the success for any one country.
The Winter Youth Olympic Games will end on 21st February.