President welcomes important step in French Olympic bid

Paris 2024 – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, 1 August 2017

Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic, spoke to Mr Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), on Monday 31 July.

France officially noted Los Angeles’ decision to put forward its candidature for 2028 and reach an agreement with the IOC and Paris.

President Emmanuel Macron welcomes this very important step towards securing the Games for France in 2024 and remains highly committed, alongside all French people, sportsmen and women, local authorities and every partner involved in our country’s bid, to making the bid win./.

Published on 09/08/2017

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