Delhi’s deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia says nationwide capital will bid for 2048 Olympic Video games

Delhi’s deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia says nationwide capital will bid for 2048 Olympic Video games

Delhi hosted the primary Asian Video games in 1951, and later the 1982 version. In 2010, the nationwide capital had hosted the Commonwealth Video games.

Delhi's deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia says national capital will bid for 2048 Olympic Games

File picture of Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia. PTI

New Delhi: The Delhi authorities goals to host the 2048 Olympic Video games and to attain that objective it should construct sufficient infrastructure and create an environment the place sports activities prospers, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia mentioned on Tuesday.

Presenting the town’s price range for 2021-22, Sisodia mentioned, “There’s one other huge dream associated to sports activities which I’m putting earlier than this home… It’s a dream to organise the Olympic Video games in Delhi.”

He mentioned that the Olympic torch has by no means come to Delhi for the reason that Video games started in Athens, Greece, in 1896.

“The thirty second Olympic Video games are to be held in Tokyo. The following three host cities have additionally been determined. Our authorities goals to deliver the sports activities services and the environment in the direction of sports activities competitions to such a stage by way of the brand new Sports activities College that we are able to apply to host the thirty ninth Olympic sports activities competitions for 2048,” he mentioned.

“This may occasionally appear far-off, however now we have to bid for it 10 years earlier than 2048. And earlier than that, it should take 15 years to construct sufficient infrastructure, create an environment the place sports activities prospers and produce our gamers to a stage the place they bring about medals in sports activities competitions resulting in Olympics 2048,” Sisodia mentioned.

Sisodia mentioned the sports activities college may even provoke its actions this 12 months.

Delhi hosted the primary Asian Video games in 1951, and later the 1982 version. In 2010, the nationwide capital had hosted the Commonwealth Video games.

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