In an article in The New York Times yesterday, Rochester is included in a list of 35 other cities in the nation that have been selected as potential candidates to host the 2024 Summer Olympics if the United States Olympic Committee decides to bid.
(New York Times) “The list of requirements is steep, and the U.S.O.C. predicted the operating budget for a Games would exceed $3 billion. Cities not only need adequate hotel space, but they must also construct an Olympic Village to house 16,500 athletes and operations space for 15,000 news media members. An extensive public transportation network is required, and the letter states that a work force of 200,000 people is necessary.”
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