POSTED: September 1st 2011
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Baku jumps into 2020 Olympics bid race

Architectural monuments in Baku / Azerbaijan Ministry of Tourism and Culture
Architectural monuments in Baku / Azerbaijan Ministry of Tourism and Culture

LAURA WALDEN / Sports Features Communications

TAMPA: The Azerbaijan National Olympic Committee (AZE) has sent in their official letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to join the 2020 bid campaign to host the 2020 summer Olympics.

NOC spokesperson Konul Nurulleyeva announced on Thursday that following the 2016 bid campaign attempt they feel confident to enter the 2020 summer Games race.

Apparently the letter of application was filed two weeks ago however the IOC will announce the list of applicant cities on Friday, September 2nd following the evening deadline today.

So far Rome, Madrid, Istanbul, Tokyo and Doha have entered the 2020 race making a full house for IOC evaluation.




Keywords · 2020 Olympics · IOC · Azerbaijan Olympic Committee


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