The Australian metropolis and surrounding South-East Queensland area have been accredited as the Games hosts at an International Olympic Committee (IOC) session in Tokyo on Wednesday.

“Brisbane 2032 is the first future host to have been elected under, and to have fully benefited from, the new flexible approach to electing Olympic hosts,” stated IOC President Thomas Bach in a press release.

The strategy encourages Olympic tasks which make use of current and non permanent venues, added Bach.

The Olympics are slated to run from July 23-August 8, with the Paralympic Games going down from August 24-September 5, throughout 37 venues.

Brisbane and the encompassing area is about to host or co-host a quantity of sporting occasions within the subsequent few years, together with the 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup, the 2022 UCI Road World Championships in biking, and the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in soccer.

The area additionally hosted the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, an space which can host some occasions in 2032.

“The Brisbane 2032 vision and Games plan fit into long-term regional and national strategies for social and economic development in Queensland and Australia,” stated Bach.

It will probably be Brisbane’s first Games, though Australia has beforehand hosted two: Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

More to observe.


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