USOC Chairman Expects Vote on 2024 Olympic Bid Next Week

Braden Keith
by Braden Keith 0

December 09th, 2014 National, News

United States Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst said on Tuesday that he is hoping for a vote on whether or not the United States will put forth a bid to the IOC for the 2024 Olympics next week at their December 16th board meeting in Redwood City, California. According to the Chicago Tribune, Probst said that “the odds are good” that the U.S. will put forth a single-city bid to the IOC.

Each of the four finalists – Boston, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, and San Francisco – will make an hour-long presentation to the USOC board. While the IOC now is allowing multi-city bids, the USOC says that they feel that any one of these four American cities is capable of hosting all events.

Probst also says that while the USOC may decide to bid next week, it could still be a few months before they announce which city will be put forward.

Read Probst’s full comments, including his breakdown of the chances of each American city, here.

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Braden Keith is the Editor-in-Chief and a co-founder of SwimSwam.com. He first got his feet wet by building The Swimmers' Circle beginning in January 2010, and now comes to SwimSwam to use that experience and help build a new leader in the sport of swimming. Aside from his life on the InterWet, …

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