Istanbul to showcase Olympic bid in Russia

Turkey's candidacy for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympics Games will be promoted ina sports event in St. Petersburg

Istanbul to showcase Olympic bid in Russia

World Bulletin/News Desk

Turkey will showcase its bid to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympics Games at a sports event in the Russian city of St.Petersburg on May 26-31.      

In a written statement by the Turkish Foreign Ministry, the country's Olympic officials will participate in "SportAccord", the umbrella organisation for all (Olympic and non-Olympic) international sports federations as well as organisers of multi-sports games and sport-related international associations, to promote Turkey's candidacy.      

Istanbul competes with Tokyo and Madrid for hosting the Olympic Games and that the winner will be announced at the 125th International Olympic Committee General Assembly in Buenos Aires on September 7.  

Last Mod: 23 Mayıs 2013, 16:12
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