Paris Announces candidacy for the 2024 Olympics
The French capital competes with candidates, as Rome, Boston and possibly Hamburg, pending the outcome of a referendum. Choice will be in mid-2017.
Paris gave the green light on Monday (13/04) to the city’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics. The decision was approved by the vast majority of lawmakers in the French capital.
“Paris broke into the adventure of the Olympics. The historic vote represents an important moment in our collective life, “said the Mayor of the French capital, Anne Hidalgo, after the decision. Only representatives of the Green Party and the extreme left have voted against the city.
Paris must spend about EUR 60,000,000 in application. If chosen as host of the Olympic Games, the capital should then invest roughly 6.2 billion euros in the run-up to the event, especially in infrastructure.
The town was the seat of the Olympic Games in 1900 and 1924, and lost the match in 2008 and 2012. Now the French capital will have to defeat strong candidates. Paris will compete with Rome and Boston, which have announced the nomination, and possibly with Hamburg, which expects the decision to a referendum to send its proposal to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with our stream you can watch the rio olympics live on your computer.
The cities have until September 15 to submit the candidacy to the IOC. Istanbul, Doha and Budapest are visibly also apply. The headquarters of the 2024 games will only be officially announced in mid-2017.