Brisbane formally introduced as host of 2032 Olympics
The Australian metropolis and surrounding South-East Queensland area have been accepted because the Video games hosts at an Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) session in Tokyo on Wednesday.
“Brisbane 2032 is the first future host to have been elected under, and to have fully benefited from, the new flexible approach to electing Olympic hosts,” mentioned IOC President Thomas Bach in a press release.
The strategy encourages Olympic initiatives which make use of present and momentary venues, added Bach.
The Olympics are slated to run from July 23-August 8, with the Paralympic Video games going down from August 24-September 5, throughout 37 venues.
Brisbane and the encircling area is about to host or co-host plenty of sporting occasions within the subsequent few years, together with the 2022 FIBA Girls’s Basketball World Cup, the 2022 UCI Highway World Championships in biking, and the 2023 FIFA Girls’s World Cup in soccer.
The area additionally hosted the 2018 Commonwealth Video games on the Gold Coast, an space which can host some occasions in 2032.
“The Brisbane 2032 vision and Games plan fit into long-term regional and national strategies for social and economic development in Queensland and Australia,” mentioned Bach.
Will probably be Brisbane’s first Video games, though Australia has beforehand hosted two: Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.
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