Candidate cities present 2020 Olympic bids to IOC
NHK -- Jul 03
Representatives of the three cities vying to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games are presenting their bids to the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Closed-door presentations by teams from Tokyo, Istanbul and Madrid began on Wednesday. The Turkish delegates made the first pitch, followed by the Japanese team.

Tokyo's bid described the city as safe, secure and advanced. The IOC released a report last month praising these aspects of Japan's capital.

2020年夏のオリンピック開催地が決まる9月のIOC=国際オリンピック委員会総会­前の最後のプレゼンテーションに向け、東京など3つの都市が公式リハーサルに臨みまし­た。
Sources: NHK, ANNnewsCH
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