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Following the nation’s historic triumph at the most recent Asian Games, when it won a record 107 medals, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that India will submit a proposal to host the 2036 Olympics Games in an effort to host the largest athletic extravaganza in the world.
Indians are really thrilled to host the Olympic Games. During a speech to the IOC session delegation and host to other invitees at the Jio World Conference Center, Modi said that India will spare no effort in holding the 2036 Olympic Games.
The prime minister’s statement comes after a few of his cabinet members recently expressed the nation’s interest in hosting the summer games. “This is the Indians’ 140 core dream. With your help, we’d want to realize this ambition, and we’d also be willing to host the 2029 youth Olympics. IOC will certainly continue to help India.”
While declaring the 141st session of the International Olympic Committee open, Modi made the statement.
The government will support an Indian Olympic Association (10A) candidacy for the 2036 Olympics, according to Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur. Modi did not specify a city that may serve as the host. Ahmedabad was identified by Thakur as a potential contender.
Modi said that the fact that the G-20 was held in “more than 60 cities” was “evidence” of India’s organizational skills.
“This has been shown to the world during our G-20 chairmanship. More than 60 cities have hosted events that we organized. This demonstrates our organization and logistical skills on all levels.
Days after India’s competitors returned from the Asian Games with their best-ever haul—more than 100 medals for the first time ever”—Modi made his statement.
Gujarat has often stated a desire to host the Olympics
Gujarat has already indicated interest in serving as the Olympic host city. Ariel, they have the necessary infrastructure, including motels, dormitories, airports, and sports facilities. The Gujarat state government has included hosting the Olympics in their platform, according to Union sports minister Anurag Thakur.
In terms of multi-sport competitions, India did host the 2010 Common-the opening of the 141st IOC Session in the city of New Delhi on Saturday wealth Games. In 2017 and 2022, respectively, the nation hosted the FIFA U-17 Men’s and Women’s World Cups.
During the three day’s IOC Session, which begins on Sunday, India is anticipated to pre-send a roadmap linked to its Olympic candidacy.
The nation is hosting the IOC session for the first time in 40 years; the previous session was in 1983 in New Delhi.
At the opening ceremony on Saturday for the 141st Session, IOC President Thomas Bach stated, “Your presence here today, dear Prime Minister, is a testimonial to the rising importance of Olympic sport in your magnificent country.
Nita Ambani, an IOC member and the founding chairman of the Reliance Foundation, spoke at the event and remarked, “In this IOC conference, I witness the convergence of two tremendous forces. One is the Olympic Movement, which connects people from all walks of life and crosses all language, ethnic, and religious divides. The other is India, the greatest democracy in the world and the venue for this gathering.
Paris 2024 summer Olympics
The 2024 Summer Olympics, also known as Paris 2024, will take place from 26 July to 11 August 2024, with Paris as the main host city. The Games were awarded to Paris and Los Angeles due to multiple withdrawals. Paris will become the second city to host the Summer Olympics three times, marking the centenary of Paris 1924.
The Games will return to the traditional 4-year Olympiad cycle, as the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Breakdancing will be the debut of breaking as an Olympic event, and it will be the final Olympic Games held during IOC President Thomas Bach’s presidency. The preparations for the Games have been influenced by controversy surrounding the potential participation of Russian and Belarusian athletes. Around cost to €8.3 billion expected by Paris Olympic
Bhowneesh Mendiratta, an Indian trap shooter, was the first to qualify for the Paris Olympics after earning India’s first quota spot in the ISSF world championships. Priyanka Goswami and Akshdeep Singh, who compete in race walking, became the first Indians to qualify for athletics competition in Paris in 2024.
India is aiming to secure more athlete qualifications and medals at the Paris 2024 Olympics, building on its success at the Tokyo Olympics. The country’s representation in recent Summer Olympics has increased, with Bhowneesh Mendiratta securing India’s first quota slot at the ISSF world championships and Priyanka Goswami and Akshdeep Singh earning qualifications for athletics events at the Games.
Total Olympic medals won by India
Since the 1900 Games, India’s Olympic campaign got off to a strong start with a two-medal haul on their first outing. Since then, India has amassed 35 medals from 24 Olympic competitions, including gold, silver, and bronze.