Barcelona Plans to Bid for 2022 Olympic Winter Games
Barcelona, which hosted 1992 Olympic Summer Games, now has finished the preparatory work for applying 2022 Olympic Winter Games, Taiwan “NOW news” reported on July 29.
Xavier Trias, mayor of Barcelona, showed that he had confidence in enabling Barcelona to be the first city having hosted both Olympic Summer Games and Olympic Winter Games. He said: “we will make it successful.” He has had the idea long time ago, although the former mayor Jordi Hereu has been opposing the idea.
Those cities intending to bid to host 2022 Olympic Winter Games must apply to IOC on November 14. The winning candidate will be chosen at a meeting to be held in Kuala Lumpur on July 31, 2015.