POSTED: June 24th 2010

Annecy 2018: Olympic Day with over 30,000 people to celebrate the bid

Annecy celebrations included sport, music and fireworks / Annecy 2018
Annecy celebrations included sport, music and fireworks / Annecy 2018

LAURA WALDEN / Sports Features Communications

LAUSANNE, June 24: The French bid city of Annecy rolled out special Olympic Day celebrations with over 30,000 fans cheering on their new candidate city status. The bid city located in the French Alps next to the purest lake in Europe was the backdrop to a beautiful Olympic spirit celebration.

A number of Olympians and world champions were present to demonstrate to the public freestyle skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, roller-skating, and snowboarding.

Celebrations were held on the shores of Lake Annecy with an evening concert, then a fireworks display in the Olympic colors.

Keywords · Annecy 2018 · Olympic bidding · winter olympics

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