IOC Confirm Members For 2022 Winter Olympic Evaluation Commission
By iSportconnect | September 30, 2014
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that Alexander Zhukov, salve President of the Russian Olympic Committee, will head the Evaluation Commission for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games ahead of next year’s decision.
The three candidate cities are Oslo (Norway), Almaty (Kazakhstan) and Beijing (China) and the IOC has informed all three candidates that the host city can expect a contribution of an overall estimated value of $880 million to the success of the Games.
The contribution will be a share of the revenues of marketing programmes run by the IOC, broadcast revenues, services provided by Olympic Broadcasting Services as the host broadcaster of the Games and assistance provided by the Organising committee by the IOC and other related organisations.
IOC President Thomas Bach said: “At a time where we are finalising our discussions around Olympic Agenda 2020, the upcoming visits of the Evaluation Commission will reflect some of the new orientations that we foresee for the bidding process.”
As described in the Host City Contract, the Organising Committee will also receive other rights and other forms of assistance from the IOC for the success of the Games.
The three bidding cities for the 2022 Winter Games must submit their Candidature Files to the IOC by January 7, 2015.
The files will be analysed by the commission and five-day visits will be arranged to all three cities between February and March.
During the visits the Commission will also view the competition and non-competition venues proposed by each city.
The Commission’s final report will be published prior to the IOC 2022 Briefing for IOC members which takes place in June 2015.
The report will highlight the risks and opportunities for the Candidate Cities’ projects.
The election of the host city for the 2022 Winter Games will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 31, 2015.