Annecy is French Choice for 2018 Olympic Winter Games

Annecy, France will bid for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

The town in the French Alps near the Swiss border offering a lakeside setting was elected by the French Olympic Committee today after an intensive evaluation process. It handily defeated rivals by receiving 23 votes against 10 for Nice and 9 for Grenoble. Pelvoux failed to earn a single vote.

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