France's Political Upheaval Won't Hinder Paris 2024 Olympics, Says IOC Chief

IOC President Thomas Bach assured that the current political turmoil in France, triggered by President Emmanuel Macron's call for new parliamentary elections, will not affect the preparations for the Paris 2024 Olympic Summer Games. Despite the upheaval, political leaders are expected to continue their support for the event.


Reuters | Paris | Updated: 10-06-2024 14:24 IST | Created: 10-06-2024 14:24 IST
France's Political Upheaval Won't Hinder Paris 2024 Olympics, Says IOC Chief
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Current political upheaval in France won't affect preparations for the Olympic Summer Games, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Monday after President Emmanuel Macron shocked France with his call for new parliamentary elections.

"France is used to holding elections, they will do it one more time", Bach said during a Paris 2024 run-up event in Paris, adding that whatever the outcome, political leaders will support the Olympics.

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