POSTED: June 6th 2011
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Charles Beigbeder defends Annecy 2018 budget

Charles Beigbeder and Jean-Pierre Vidal on the campaign trail for the 2018 Olympics / Annecy 2018
Charles Beigbeder and Jean-Pierre Vidal on the campaign trail for the 2018 Olympics / Annecy 2018

LAURA WALDEN / Sports Features Communications

TAMPA/ANNECY, June 6: Following an article in the French press today questioning the Annecy 2018 budget, Annecy 2018 president Charles Beigbeder issued the following statement:

Following a story published today in the French media about the Annecy 2018 budget, Bid President, Charles Beigbeder wishes to make the following clarification.

"I would like to make it 100% clear that Annecy 2018 has a balanced budget approved by stakeholders.

"We have all of the funds necessary to compete in this race between now and the final decision in Durban.

"We fully believe this is a bid that can win and are proud of our vision of authentic Games in the heart of the mountains for the benefit the entire Olympic movement and Winter Sports worldwide."


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