Madrid shortlisted to host Olympics 2016

5th June 2008, Comments 0 comments

Along with three other cities, the Spanish capital has been shortlisted to host the Olympic Games in 2016.

5 June 2008

MADRID - Madrid along with Chicago, Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro, has been shortlisted to host the Olympic Games in 2016.

The Spanish capital was also in the running for the 2012 Games but missed out to London.

"Madrid remains in the race for the Olympics, and is stronger than ever," Mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón said.

[El Pais / Adrián Soto / Expatica]

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