The Gulf Arab Emirate of Qatar wants to apply to host the Olympics in 2032. Qatar have written an official letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to Express interest in hosting the Olympic and Paralympic games starting in 2032, shared with Qatar national Olympic Committee on Monday.
In a "meaningful dialogue" with the IOC should now be able to be clear, "such as the Olympic games, the long-term development goals of Qatar support," said Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani. The applications of Qatar for the games in 2016 and 2020 were not approved.
Qatar would thus be a potential rival candidate of the German application, the games. Currently, the Rhine-Ruhr positioned Region for the summer games in 2032. Particularly the most promising prospect Brisbane/Australia. Also, India has already expressed interest in hosting.
"Never before has the Olympic games have taken place in the Middle East", - stated in the message of the NOC of Qatar. "For many years, the Sport is a crucial factor for the development of our Nation." The rich Gulf Emirate is the venue of the 2022 football world Cup.
last year, has already hosted the IAAF world Championships in Qatar. The event had caused 2019 international a lot of criticism, given the initially empty stadium and the high temperatures that had affected the competitions of the walkers and marathon runners. The state is due to the working conditions at the stadium construction sites, and the situation of human rights been criticized for years.Updated Date: 27 July 2020, 10:19