The Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games earned the accolade of "Best Winter Sports Competition 2019-2020" at the Winter Sports TOPS Awards in Beijing.
Nominated by Switzerland Tourism, the jury noted the considerable success of this year's edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games.
Competition took place from January 9 to 22 and attracted more 1,872 young athletes from around the world.
During the event in the Swiss city, new formats such as mixed or multi-national events, plus parallel sports and cultural events, were introduced.
The award recognised the work that was done to transmit the Olympic values and the overall success of Lausanne 2020.
The Winter Sports TOPS Awards, launched in 2016, are billed as the most professional and prestigious awards in China's winter sports industry.
Winners are selected through winter sport venues, clubs focused on winter sports and industry-leading digital media organisations.
Media agencies, including Xinhua News Agency and China News Service, make up the judging panel.
Organisers of the 2019-2020 Secret Garden Freeski and Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup and 2019-2020 Thaiwoo Freestyle Ski Moguls World Cup also received recognition for their events.