Milan-Cortina, Calgary, Stockholm bid

83% in favour of Milan-Cortina, 54% Calgary, 49% Stockholm

(ANSA) - Buenos Aires, October 10 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday approved the bids of Milan-Cortina, Calgary and Stockholm to host the 2026 Winter Olympics.
    The reports on the three bids was put to the assembly by Vice President Juan Antonio Samaranch, who stressed that "we have before us three solid bids, in cities which have efficient facilities, and great experience of organising international events".
    The IOC report included polls showing 49% of Stockholm residents in favour of the bid, 54% for Calgary and 83% for Milan-Cortina.
    Calgary is set to have a referendum on the bid and could drop out.
   

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