The next edition of the Olympic Games, in 2032, will take place in the Australian city of Brisbane, the third most populous in that country, announced this Wednesday the International Olympic Committee in Tokyo, Japan, where the 2020 edition will officially start this Friday -fair.
Australia had already hosted the Olympic Games in 1956, in Melbourne, and in 2000, in Sydney. This third edition in the country was announced by the German Thomas Bach, who chairs the Committee, advanced the Observer. The vote had 72 votes in favor and 5 against.
In a statement, quoted by The Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated that “the Games will support economic growth and the investment, will provide lasting benefits to the community and will inspire the next generation of Australian athletes.”
“It’s a historic day not just for Brisbane and Queensland, but for the whole country,” he said, adding, “Only global cities can guarantee the Olympics, so this is a fitting recognition for Brisbane’s position in our region and beyond. world”.
Taísa Pagno //