IOC satisfied with preparations

IOC satisfied with preparations

At the end of a meeting organized this Wednesday, the Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission Pierre-Olivier Backers assured that the preparations for Paris 2024 are on the right track, in particular with regard to the construction of the infrastructures necessary for the ‘event.

Paris 2024 is on the right track. A little over 400 days before the Opening Ceremony scheduled on the Seine, the officials of the Organizing Committee (OCOG) and the members of the Coordination Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) were able to discuss of a meeting. The president of the latter, Pierre-Olivier Backers, assured the press that preparations are progressing as planned.

« We leave Paris with a very high level of confidence. These Games will be the Games of a new era, Paris will be a turning point for the modern Games, said the latter in remarks collected by the daily The team. Paris is where it should be, this organizing committee is increasingly becoming an operational committee. The IOC official even said that there is something new in the preparations for Paris 2024.

Paris 2024 not worried about the budgetary aspect

« For the first time in history, we don’t have to worry about the buildings, they are on schedule “, he said. Reassured by the declarations of Pierre-Olivier Backers, Tony Estanguet presented the coming months as “an exciting phase for the Paris 2024 teams”with in particular the first test events, in particular those of sailing in the Marina of Marseille.

Triathlon will also be set up in the capital during the month of August before mountain biking tries out the course set up on the Colline d’Elancourt at the end of September. The subject of budget control, recently mentioned in a report by the Court of Auditors, was not evaded by the boss of the OCOG, who assures that there is ” no point in this report that worries Paris 2024 or its ecosystem “. In other words, the organizers of the Olympic Games are not considering implementing new cost-saving measures and say they are confident in their ability to meet their commitments.

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