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Rome's to submit its Olympic bid for 2024

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Rome - Rome's application to host the 2024 Olympics is to be discussed on Wednesday in Lausanne with the International Olympic Committee. The Italian delegation includes Claudio De Vincenti, undersecretary at the Council of Ministries for the government, Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino and director general of the Roma 2024 Committee Claudio Bugno.

They will put forward arguments to hold the games in Rome during a two-day meeting to clarify all the elements of the bid. Also in the Italian team will be CONI secretary general Roberto Fabbricini, adviser to the Finance Ministry Giuseppe Fortunato, councillor for Rome's heritage Alessandra Cattoi, COI experts and representatives of the Interior Ministry, the Lazio regional government and Rome's Chamber of Commerce. The delegation also includes economic stakeholders and sport representatives to back Rome's bid. The meeting allows the cities applying to present their social, economic and sports requirements, plus legacy and other expectations. The meeting will begin with a brief speech by the President of the International Olympics Committee, Thomas Bach, to be followed by Mr De Vincentoi and Mr Marino, and a session for committee representatives who will explain the candidature process and technicalities of the games' organisation. In the afternoon, the Italian delegation will focus on the work of its committee and highlight advantages of holding the games in Rome. This concludes with a question and answer session with International Committee executives. (AGI)

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