Azerbaijan Submit Bid File for Baku to Host 2020 Olympics

February 2, 2012

The Azerbaijani parliament filed a bid to the International Olympic Committee to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games for Baku in 2020.

The executive committee for promotion of Azerbaijan for hosting the games of 2020 held a session in Baku in late December 2011. The committee set goals, doctor one of which was to send the Candidature File to the IOC by February 15, denture Kenul Nurullayeva, clinic Executive Director of the Baku-2020 Committee, said in December.

The file consists of 97 pages with information on economy and culture of the city, infrastructure projects and stadiums. The Candidature File will be presented in Azerbaijan on February 12-13.

Other candidate cities bidding for the 2020 Games are Madrid, Rome, Tokyo, Istanbul and Doha.

The host city announcement is to be made on September 7, 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.