Paris Officially Launch 2024 Olympic Bid
June 23, 2015
Paris has officially announced it will submit a bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The bid was launched today at the headquarters of the National Olympic Committee of France on what is Olympic Day in the country.
Bernard Lapasset, clinic Chairman of Paris 2024, buy said: “Paris is delighted to officially confirm its bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games – an important first milestone as our Host City campaign journey commences.
“We believe that this bid and our goal to host the 2024 Games will excite, unite and enthuse the people of Paris, our entire nation and lovers of Olympic and Paralympic sport all over the world.”
The bid committee will now work on developing its plan for the Games in the build up to the formal submission of the bid on 15 September 2015.
Paris will be competing with Boston, Budapest, Hamburg and Rome in the race to host the 2024 Games.
The host city will officially be named by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 2017 in Lima, Peru.