The client of Chinanews.com, April 24th. The Asian Olympic Council said on the 23rd that before April 22, the deadline for bidding, it has received applications from Doha, Qatar and Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, to bid for the 2030 Asian Games.
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In 2006, Doha hosted the 15th Asian Games, but Riyadh did not host the Asian Games. When submitting applications for the 2030 Asian Games, the two cities attached their respective municipal governments' active support for the bid.
Prince Ahmed-Fahd-Sabah, President of the Asian Olympic Council, said: "The Asian Olympic Council is very pleased to receive two positive applications for hosting the 2030 Asian Games. This shows the Asian countries’ The trust and confidence of our country will also help strengthen our reputation for hosting world-class competitions. "
He also said, "With these two applications, we can now ensure the stability and continuity of the Asian Games in the next ten years. This will also make the Olympic Committee of various countries and regions, our sports authorities and us Athletes can design a solid preparation plan in the short, medium and long term. "
The results of the 2030 Asian Games host city elections will be announced at the Asian Olympic Council meeting in Sanya on November 29, when Sanya will host the Asian Beach Games.
The first Asian Games was held in New Delhi, India in 1951. In 1990 and 2010, the Asian Games came to Beijing and Guangzhou, China. In 2022, the 19th Asian Games will be held in Hangzhou. (Finish)