Durban, South Africa –
[Following is an unedited synopsis of the Annecy 2018 Presentation]
The Annecy 2018 presentation was the second to the IOC on Wednesday.
Guy Drut, French IOC member took the podium.
“Strong rivals, two cities that are capable of hosting great Games.”
“Your choice is not between three very different cities of three very different countries”
“It is about the future.”
“Annecy will stage Games true to its original spirit.”
Denis Masseglia, President of French NOC, took the podium and spoke in French.
“We have contributed to the development and global growth of the Olympic Games.”
“Annecy 2018 is France’s fourth bid in 14 years.”
“We are delighted that Annecy 2018 has the total support of all level of governments.”
Charles Beigbeder, bid CEO, spoke in English and French on the podium.
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