City Council Approve Lviv 2022 Winter Olympic Bid

October 28, 2013

Lviv City Council has voted in favour of Ukraine’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games and adopted a resolution on the submission of Lviv’s candidature to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Ukraine’s 2022 Winter Olympics Bid previously received official support at the Lviv Regional Administration vote on 22 October.

Ukraine NOC President Sergey Bubka noted the importance of the Olympic Bid for the country and the region: “This is a national priority project and the whole of Ukraine will join efforts behind our Bid.

“We are going to put this decision to a vote at the NOC General Assembly annual session on 5 November in Kyiv prior to submitting a declaration to the IOC.”

Oleksandr Vilkul, pilule Vice-prime-minister of Ukraine who has been appointed the Chairman of the Organising Committee on preparation and submission of Ukraine’s 2022 Winter Olympic Bid to the IOC added: “Staging the Games means new opportunities in development, vcialis 40mg investment and will create new jobs in Lviv and the Carpathian region.”

Cities need to submit declarations expressing their interest to Bid for 2022 Winter Olympic Games before 14 November.