Olympic bids from the past; Beijing 2008

Leading up to the 2024 host city election, we pay attention to Olympic bids from the past. Today, the successful bid of Beijing 2008.

 

 

Bids for the 2008 Summer Olympics

Applicant cities

  • Bangkok
  • Caïro
  • Havana
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Seville

Candidate cities

  • Beijing
  • Osaka
  • Toronto
  • Istanbul
  • Paris

 

Report of the IOC Evaluation Commission for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008

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2008 Host city election ballots results

112th IOC Session, Moscow, 13-07-2001

City Round 1 Round 2
Beijing 44 56
Toronto 20 22
Paris 15 18
Istanbul 17 9
Osaka 6

 

 

Beijing 2008 Olympic Bid Video

 

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Read more about the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

Olympic bids from the past; London 2012

Leading up to the 2024 host city election, we pay attention to Olympic bids from the past. Today, the successful bid of London 2012.

 

2012 Summer Olympics host city election – as it happened

 

Bids for the 2012 Summer Olympics

Applicant cities

  • Leipzig
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Istanbul
  • Havana

Candidate cities

 

2012 Host city election ballots results

117th IOC Session, Singapore, 06-07-2005

City Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
London 22 27 39 54
Paris 21 25 33 50
Madrid 20 32 31
New York 19 16
Moscow 15

 

London 2012 Map

 

London 2012 Candidature File

The candidature file is available to download here.

 

London 2012 Olympic Bid Video

 

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Read more about the London 2012 Olympic Games

Olympic bids from the past; Sydney 2000

Photo by Corey Leopold on Flickr. (CC BY 2.0)

 

Leading up to the 2024 host city election, we pay attention to Olympic bids from the past. Today, the successful bid of Sydney 2000.

 

Bids for the 2000 Summer Olympics

Applicant cities

  • Brasilia
  • Milan

Candidate cities

  • Sydney
  • Beijing
  • Manchester
  • Berlin
  • Istanbul

 
2000 Host city election ballots results

101st IOC Session, Monte Carlo, Monaco, 23-09-1993

City Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
Sydney 30 30 37 45
Beijing 32 37 40 43
Manchester 11 13 11
Berlin 9 9
Istanbul 7

 

Sydney 2000 Olympic Bid Videos

 

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Read more about the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

Olympic bids from the past; New York 2012

Leading up to the 2024 host city election, we pay attention to Olympic bids from the past. Today, the unsuccessful bid of New York 2012.

Video

Candidature Files

 

Emblem

 

Map

 

Bids for the 2012 Summer Olympics

Applicant cities

  • Leipzig
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Istanbul
  • Havana

Candidate cities

  • Madrid
  • London (elected as host city for 2012)
  • New York City
  • Paris
  • Moscow

Olympic bids from the past; Chicago 2016

Leading up to the 2024 host city election, we pay attention to Olympic bids from the past. Today we start with the unsuccessful bid of Chicago 2016.

Video


Candidature Files

 

Emblem

 

Maps

Map A

Map B

 

Bids for the 2016 Summer Olympics

Applicant cities

  • Baku
  • Doha
  • Prague

Candidate cities

  • Rio de Janeiro (elected as host city for 2016)
  • Madrid
  • Tokyo
  • Chicago