TOKYO — Brisbane was selected Wednesday to host the 2032 Olympics, the unavoidable winner of a one-city race guided by the IOC to prevent competing quotes.
The Games will return to Australia 32 years after the popular 2000 Sydney Olympics. Melbourne hosted in 1956.
“We know what it takes to deliver a successful Games in Australia,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison informed International Olympic Committee citizens in an 11-minute live video link from his workplace.
Brisbane follows 2028 host Los Angeles in getting 11 years to get ready for hosting the Games. Paris will host in 2024.
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The 2032 offer for the Australian east coast city looked done even months prior to the official choice by IOC members at their conference ahead of the Tokyo Games, which open Friday.
The IOC provided Brisbane special negotiating rights in February. That choice left Olympic authorities in Qatar, Hungary and Germany looking blindsided with their own stalled bidding strategies.
Brisbane was the very first winner in a brand-new bidding format. It lets the IOC technique possible prospects and choose them uncontested prior to the formerly mandated seven-year advance mandated other in Olympic contests.
The structured procedure was created to cut project expenses, offer the IOC more control and get rid of the threat of vote-buying.
Olympic occasions will be staged throughout the state of Queensland, consisting of in Gold Coast, which hosted the 2018 Commonwealth Games.