Polish Delegation Submits Krakow 2022 Olympic Bid To IOC

A Polish delegation submitted documents Thursday to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in support of Krakow’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

The Associated Press reports bid leader and three-time Olympic snowboarder Jagna Marczulajtis-Walczak says Krakow “presents an authentic winter sports experience in ideal conditions”.

Krakow proposes holding some of the events in the Polish mountain resort of Zakopane, and across the border in Slovakia.

Friday is the deadline for submissions of bid books to the IOC who will select a short list of finalists July 8-9. The host city of the 2022 Winter Games will be chosen July 31, 2015.