It's Official – Ukraine Submits Bid For 2022 Winter Olympics

Panarmenian reports that Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych confirmed Wednesday Ukraine has submitted a bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

According to gazeta.ru the construction of gymnasiums, stadiums ,and other facilities for the 2022 Winter Games should cost at least $1.5 billion U.S.

Ukrainian Olympic Committee chairman Sergey Bubka has said that Ukraine couldn’t submit a bid for the 2022 Games until 2013, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announces the tender.

The winner of the 2022 Winter Games will be elected in 2015.