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IOC releases 2016 Evaluation Commission Report

Publish date:2009-9-2   Pageview: 2634


The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today released the report of the Evaluation Commission for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016. This report was written following the Commission’s visits to the four Candidate Cities vying to host these Games: Chicago (United States), Tokyo (Japan), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Madrid (Spain).*

Technical analysis
The report is a technical analysis of the four Candidate Cities, which is sent to the IOC members one month before the election of the host city. The Evaluation Commission, chaired by Nawal El Moutawakel, IOC member from Morocco and Olympic champion, spent four days in each Candidate City (see dates below) to conduct on-site analyses and assess their ability to stage the Olympic Games in 2016.
The dates of the visits were:
Chicago: 4 - 7 April
Tokyo: 16 - 19 April
Rio de Janeiro: 29 April - 2 May
Madrid: 5 - 8 May
Election of the host city on 2 October 2009
The election of the host city of the 2016 Games will take place on 2 October 2009 during the 121st IOC Session in Copenhagen (Denmark). Following the presentations of the Candidate Cities, and before the IOC members cast their votes, the Commission Chairwoman, Nawal El Moutawakel, will present a final report. The city which obtains the absolute majority of votes will be elected.