European Youth Olympic Festival Erzurum
13 February 2017
- From 11-18 february 2017 the European Youth Olympic Festival takes place in Erzurum-Turkey. Athletes in the age of 14-18 years from 25 countries come to compete in 9 winter sports. Erzurum is a city in eastern Turkey. It is founded in the year 415 and was named in that period Theodosiopolis. It is the largest city in, and the capital of the Province of Erzurum. It is situated 1757 meters (5766 feet) above sea level. Erzurum has a population of around 367,250. Erzurum has some of the finest winter sports facilities in Turkey and hosted the 2011 Winter Universiade. The temperature this week outside will be around -3’ Celsius during the day and during the night it will go down this week from -12’ Celsius on Wednesday to -18’ Celsius on Friday.