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OLYMPIC REVIEW5OLYMPIC REVIEWOR CONTRIBUTORSEXECUTIVEBOARDPresident Jacques RoggeVice-PresidentsZaiqing Yu, Mario Pescante, Ser Miang Ng,Thomas BachMembersGerhard Heiberg, Denis Oswald, René Fasel, Mario Vázquez Raña, FrankFredericks, Nawal El Moutawakel,Richard L. Carrión, Craig Reedie,John Coates, Sam RamsamyOLYMPIC REVIEWCommunications DirectorMark AdamsEditor-in-Chief Kathleen Di GiacomoFrench EditionAurélie Eichler Spanish Edition Dolores VázquezProduction Agency Touchline Production Editor Andy TongueArt Editor John Paul YettonSub Editors Rob Furber, Sylvie Venet-TupyTranslation Denis Echard, LauraNadal Obrador,Ros Schwartz ISSN: 0251-3498Printed in the UKIMAGESCover Image CorbisInside TOPL; Getty Images; AFP; CorbisOR CONTACTDETAILSPlease send your letters to: Olympic Review, IOCDepartment of Communications,Château de Vidy, 1007Lausanne, Switzerland. website:, email: olympicreview@olympic.orgtel +41 (0)21 621 6111fax +41 (0)21 621 6356Olympic Review uses PEFC-certified paper stocksourced from sustainablemanaged forests.Olympic Review is published by the International OlympicCommittee.The articles published in Olympic Review do not necessarily reflect theopinion of the InternationalOlympic Committee. No articles may be reproducedwithout the permission of the IOC Department ofCommunications.KIMIYA SHOKOOHIKimiya Shokoohi, a 19-year-old journalismstudent from Vancouver, was the Youth Olympic Games Reporter during the recentOlympic Winter Games in her hometown. She produced daily instalments of Olympicnews through interviews with athletes, sportsleaders, Olympic officials and fans and other outlets. Kimiya also interviewed IOC President Jacques Rogge exclusively for Olympic Review, as helooks forward to seeing his dream of a Youth Olympic Games become a reality in Singapore in August. FLORIANKOGLERFlorian Kogler is the Youth Olympic GamesYoung Ambassador from Austria -one of theyoung people from around the world, who willplay a key part in the Cultural and EducationalProgramme. As well as telling Olympic Reviewwhat he hopes to achieve in his role (page 50),he has also written our feature looking ahead to the first Youth Olympic Winter Games inInnsbruck, in 2012, a city with a rich Olympicheritage, which Florian confidently predicts willembrace the YOG spirit over the next two years.TOM POUNTNEYOlympic Review'sTom Pountney begins ourcountdown to the 2012 Olympic SummerGames by interviewing two of Europe's leadingfemale athletes -Dutch hockey star Naomi vanAs and British cyclist Victoria Pendleton, whowill both be defending Olympic titles in London.Tom, a former editor of the University ofWestern England's Student newspaper WesternEye, is a staff writer at Touchline Publishing.