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Australia promises Olympic Games of highest standard as Brisbane wins bid

Xinhua | Updated: 2021-07-22 10:23
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The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier of Queensland and Minister for Trade (L), and Thomas Bach hold up copies of the Host Agreement after Brisbane was announced as the 2032 Summer Olympics host city in Tokyo on July 21, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua]

Upon election of the host city of the 2032 summer Olympics, Brisbane promises to repay the trust shown by members that Australia can deliver the world's greatest sporting event to the very highest standard.

SYDNEY - The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) applauded the success of Brisbane's bid for the 2032 Summer Olympic Games and promised a Games to serve Olympic ideals.

In a statement on Wednesday, the AOC thanked the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for their decision to award Brisbane, capital city in the state of Queensland and the country's third largest city, the right to host the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2032.

The successful bid also makes Brisbane the third Australian city hosting Olympic Games, following Sydney in 2000 and Melbourne in 1956.

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