OFFICIALLY PRESENTATION OF THE 2022 OLYMPIC BIDS TO IOC MEMBERS

Liu Yandong V. Premier of China and Karim Masimov Premier of Kazakhstan, officially presented the candidatures of Beijing (China) and Almaty (Kazakhstan) to the members of the International Olympic Committee and the Presidents and Secretaries General of the International Olympic Winter Sports Federations gathered at The Olympic Museum in Lausanne. For the first time in the bidding process and as part of the implementation of Olympic Agenda 2020, the Evaluation Commission took questions from the leading Olympic stakeholders following the presentations by the two cities.

IOC Members and representatives of the International Federations used the opportunity to engage in a very productive dialogue with the Evaluation Commission, with a range of questions posed by participants. The host city for the Olympic Winter Games 2022 will be elected at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur following a final presentation by the cities to the full IOC Membership on 31 July.