logical IOC hand over hosting 2036 Olympics India

logical IOC hand over hosting 2036 Olympics India


New Delhi: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Sunday said it would be more logical for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to give India the right to host the 2036 Olympic Games as the country is leading in all fields including sports. Thakur said at the News 9 Global Summit that India’s good performance in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 and Hangzhou Asian Games 2022 has raised hopes that the country will be among the top 10 in the field of sports by 2036 and top five by 2047.

He said, “The number of Indians who watched the last Olympic Games was the highest. It would be more logical for the IOC to hand over the hosting of the 2036 Olympic Games to India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had expressed India’s desire to host the Olympic Games in 2036 during the IOC session in Mumbai last year.

Thakur was asked whether India is ready to host the Olympic Games, he said, “Prime Minister Modi has made it clear during the IOC session that India is serious about hosting the 2036 Summer Olympics and before that we will host the Youth Olympics in 2030.” Want to organize Olympics.



Source link