COVID-19 pandemic

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This article lists the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic (link to English Wikipedia) to the International Linguistics Olympiad, other linguistic competitions, and linguistics olympiad societies.

International Linguistics Olympiad

The 18th IOL, scheduled to be held in Ventspils, Latvia, on 2020, was postponed to one year later. The short name of the event has changed from IOL 2020 Ventspils to IOL 2021 Ventspils.


The 2nd APLO, scheduled to be held on March 29, 2020, is postponed to September same year. The decision on the exact date has not been made, as of May 2020. [1]

Other linguistics competitions



  1. "Our Response to COVID-19" (in English). Asia Pacific Linguistics Olympiad. Retrieved 5 May 2020.