Monday , 15 July 2024

Rome 2024 Olympic Bid Officially Suspended by the Italian Olympic Committee

President Giovanni Malagò announced that the Italian Olympic Committee has sent an official letter to the IOC to withdraw the Rome candidature to the 2024 Olympic Games organisation. Following the end of the Rio Olympic Games, it was announced that Rome did not have the support of the newly elected mayor and a final decision on the bid’s future was expected on 11 October.

At press conference at the Italian Olympic Committee headquarters, president Malagò warmly thanks the We Want Roma 2024 team with emotion, and announced the candidature of Milan for staging the 2019 IOC Session. Three cities are still in the run for staging the 2024 Olympics: Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris.

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