The 2032 Summer Olympics will take place in Brisbane (which was the only candidate city)

While the Tokyo Olympics will open on Friday July 23 in a worrying health context, with strict rules for athletes and their supervision, Brisbane won this Wednesday July 21 the organization of the Summer Olympics of 2032.

It was without suspense that the Australian city, alone in the running after being designated as “preferred host” by the IOC on February 24, was elected by the members of the IOC gathered in the Japanese capital two days before the ceremony. ‘opening. The Olympic Games will take place from July 23 to August 8, 2032.

Brisbane, capital of Queensland in Australia, will therefore succeed Paris, host of the 2024 Olympics, and Los Angeles, organizer in 2028. After Melbourne (1956) and Sydney (2000), Australia will therefore host the Olympics for the third time. .

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Three different sites

Already in 1992, Brisbane was a candidate for the organization of the Olympic Games finally awarded to Barcelona. Its announced designation displeased Qatar, which also wished to host the 2032 Games as well as Seoul and Pyongyang, which formalized a joint candidacy last April.

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According to “The Team”, the events will be played at three different venues – Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast – with Olympic Villages in each of these three locations. The three villages (separated from each other by about an hour) will be located a maximum of twenty minutes from the competition venues of the sports concerned. In addition, regarding infrastructure, the city promises “84% of existing and temporary sites”.

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