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Socialising with volunteers from my own sporting community, an opportunity to see promising young athletes, practising my English, new experiences (Female, b. 1973)

Ensure a successful ­competition (Male, b. 1947)

The love of sport and the atmosphere surrounding the event (Male, b. 1963)

Make the arena look good, more contacts, new friends (Male, b. 1952)

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If the Youth Olympic Games gets good feedback from the IOC, I have contributed to making the Olympics a success like the Olympics of ‘94 (Male, b. 1948)

New experiences (Female, b. 1972)

The joy of contributing to something good and nice (Female, b. 1947)

Actually, I have very low expectations so I don’t get ­disappointed. I expect it to be cold. Get to know other happy volunteers (Male, b. 1944)

Meet many ­volunteers in nice teams (Male, b. 1938)

Forge new and hopefully interesting acquaintances (Male, b. 1939)

I hope to be left with a good combination of memories and experiences and to develop skills in my field of work (Female, b. 1962)

To be more ­pleased with ­myself (Male, 1943)

Once in a lifetime experience! It is good to work in a team I know and to get to know people from the international ­company OMEGA, which is responsible for time-keeping at Hafjell (Male, b. 1949)

I expect to be a part of a good sports festival and the feeling of making a useful contribution for sport (Female, b. 1947)

Preparations and expectations  

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Profile for Norges idrettshøgskole

Report: Volunteering at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016  

Report: Volunteering at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016