Following the success of its medal design competition for the Singapore 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) created a medal design competition for the first Winter Youth Olympic Games, which will be held in Innsbruk, Austria January 13-22, 2012.
168 designs were submitted from around the world. The public voted for its favorite, and an IOC jury will select the final medal from among the top 10 designs. The winner of the competition will be treated to a VIP experience at the Youth Olympic Games and receive a replica of the medals.
To learn more about the competition and view details about each of the top 10 designs, click here.