Paris 2024 organizers acknowledge ‘shift in approach’ due to Covid-19

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ORGANIZERS of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games acknowledged a “shift in approach” as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

At a virtual meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission on Thursday, Paris 2024 organizers said their new approach was partly as a result of a letter from IOC President Thomas Bach in April, when he called on the Olympic Movement to “look more closely at the proliferation of sports events” in future.

The IOC said following the meeting they believed Paris 2024’s preparations were “innovative and responsible,” while they also used the meeting to express to organizers their sympathies for the challenges faced by France as a whole.

Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet echoed Bach’s sentiments following the IOC head’s letter, calling for all parties involved in delivering Paris 2024 to look for “creative and sustainable optimizations,” a vision supported by the Coordination Commission.

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