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‘Serious considerations, interest in India on hosting Olympics’: IOC chief Thomas Bach

Worldwide Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach. AP

Worldwide Olympics Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has mentioned that there’s vital curiosity in India desirous to host the 2036 version of the Olympics. India’s current achievements embrace a formidable haul of 107 medals on the just lately concluded Asian Video games in Hangzhou.

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The official bidding course of for the 2036 Olympics has not but commenced; nonetheless, Bach has indicated that there are severe concerns concerning the chance. He additionally acknowledged that the committee can solely assess the state of affairs as soon as the proposal is formally introduced.

“We have so far noted that there’s a great interest and there are apparently serious considerations here within India (to bid for the Games). We have to wait now how this will turn into a project and will be brought forward to us. Only then we can form an opinion,” Bach mentioned forward of the 141st session of the Worldwide Olympic Committee.

India’s efficiency on the Asian Video games throughout completely different disciplines impressed Bach and he acknowledged the expansion of Olympic video games within the nation. As per Bach, India’s efficiency on the Asian Video games underlined the expansion of the nation and the way they’ve spanned their wings throughout completely different video games and never simply capturing.

Curiously, India hosted the Commonwealth Video games in 2010, which was marred by corruption allegations, however Bach mentioned that they might not have any bearing on India’s bid if it so occurs.

“I don’t think the 2010 CWG will still play a role. You cannot fault such a young nation responsible for events where a majority of the people were not even born yet. The India of today cannot be compared with the India of 2010,” Bach went on so as to add.

The IOC session will happen in Mumbai this weekend from 15 to 17 October. It is going to be held on the Jio World Conference Centre in Mumbai.



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